Randy Petersen | September 19, 2016
Discussion of foot patrol in modern policing may generate images of the beat officer walking the business district or neighborhood, stopping to talk with shop owners and homeowners, and occasionally collaring the neighborhood ruffian. For many, these are not unpleasant images. They reflect a time when trust between law enforcement and the community was high, and a desire to return to the comforting times such thoughts prompt in our collective minds may never have been stronger. A newly released study b...
Right on Crime | September 12, 2016
Right on Crime | August 29, 2016
Michael Haugen | August 5, 2016
Right on Crime | August 31, 2016
In this new report for the Center for Effective Justice, Derek Cohen, Greg Glod, and Michael Haugen examine the Department of Defense's 1033 program, which provides surplus military equipment—including weaponry—to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Over $124 million worth of such gear has been distributed to various law enforcement agencies in Texas since its inception, largely without any transparency or oversight from state authorities. This report recommends the establishment of tr...
Shannon Tracy | February 18, 2016
The Right on Crime initiative is into its sixth year working to reform America’s criminal justice system state-to-state and across the country. Thanks to the leadership of the signatories to the Right on Crime statement of principles, we have been a part of major reforms being implemented in over 40 states. Join us for a webinar campaign update from stakeholders in the initiative as they discuss the state of conservative criminal justice reform in the states and Washington, DC. Presenters Ken Cuc...
Find out why conservative leaders like Newt Gingrich, Ed Meese, Grover Norquist, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush, Ralph Reed, Ken Cuccinelli, and many others have signed the Right on Crime Statement of Principles.
Learn why criminal justice reform is on the minds of prominent conservatives, elected officials and potential presidential candidates.