The conservative approach to criminal justice:
fighting crime, supporting victims, and protecting taxpayers.


First Step Act: One Year Later

| December 21, 2019

President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20050 Dear Mr. President: On the one-year anniversary of the signing of the First Step Act, we wish to congratulate you and thank you for your leadership on this crucial issue.  Right on Crime was pleased to work with you and a bipartisan coalition of Representatives and Senators to assist in passing this historic reform by informing the public, the media and Capitol Hill as to its similarity to successful me...

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Modernizing Parole Supervision to Enhance Workforce Outcomes

| December 23, 2019

Parole offices can play the role of the coordinating body for workforce development to improve public safety and employment outcomes. By improving access to tangible resources and services for their caseloads, parole offices enhance their ability to promote attachment to protective factors like employment and housing, reliably reduce recidivism, and correspondingly increase public safety. [pdf-embedder url="http://rightoncrime.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Koufos-Cali-White-Parole-Supervision-Workforce.pd...

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Bail Reform: The Balance of Liberty and Public Safety

| March 13, 2019

As the Texas Legislature examines bail reform, join us on March 28 for a discussion about how Texas can move to a risk-based system in which pretrial release decisions are based on public safety and respects constitutional rights. Click here to register. ...

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Conservative Leaders Support Right on Crime

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.

What Conservatives Are Saying About Criminal Justice Reform & Right on Crime

Learn why criminal justice reform is on the minds of prominent conservatives, elected officials and potential presidential candidates.


Right on Crime is a national campaign to promote successful, conservative solutions on American criminal justice policy—reforming the system to ensure public safety, shrink government, and save taxpayers money. By sharing research and policy ideas and mobilizing strong conservative voices, we work to raise awareness of the growing support for effective reforms within the conservative movement. We are transforming the debate on criminal justice in America.