Rollins: Criminal justice reform — Texas style

“October is Crime Prevention Month, and I am reminded that not long ago people spoke of the “Texas Model” as a purely punitive approach to criminal justice. Decades of steady prison growth consumed an ever-increasing percentage of the general budget. Even with the nation’s highest incarceration rate, Texas’ cities and towns were still plagued with violence and property crime. We were getting a very poor return on our investment in criminal justice and corrections.”

Click here to read the full article by Brooke Rollins.



ROC Presents Congressman J.C. Watts

Right on Crime | October 3, 2013
Right on Crime sits down with Congressman J.C. Watts to discuss incarceration costs, mandatory minimums and why he signed onto the ROC statement of principles. Click here to watch…
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