Last year, in one of the most inclusive studies on the state’s use of civil asset forfeiture, the Institute for Justice (IJ) released its second version of Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil As...
This past week, Right on Crime had the honor to attend the National Conference for State Legislators (NCSL) in Boston, Massachusetts. Every summer, thousands of legislators and staff come together for...
On August 10th, President Trump announced that the opioid epidemic had risen to the level of a national emergency. In making his remarks, President Trump vowed to “spend a lot of time, a lot of ef...
States are getting smarter on crime by shifting the focus from solely punishment to rehabilitation – which reduces the likelihood that someone will re-offend.
FreedomWorks, a partner of Right on Crime, shared a shocking statistic for civil asset forfeiture, “The United States Government seized more from private citizens than burglars in 2014.”
After recent findings from the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a National Emergency.
A Chicago court is adopting a restorative justice model to bring greater outcomes to victims – while supporting prison alternatives for nonviolent offenders.
Right on Crime Signatory and former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush, advocates for a national emergency declaration in response to the White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis’ recent report.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin continues to promote criminal justice reform that was inspired by the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative – legislation spearheaded by Right on Crime Signatory
and former Republican House Speaker Kris Steele.
In the world of conservative criminal justice reform,the most excitingadvances are taking place at the state level. States are findinginnovative ways to increase public safety while trimming burdensome corrections costs.Every state is different, and thus every state is finding unique solutions. All of the red states on themap, however, have one thing in common: They are seizing the opportunity tocut corrections costs and keep the public safe.