Lengthy Sentences are Not Making Communities Safer

Chelsea Murphy | September 22, 2017
Steal a cell phone or a car? Well in Florida, you just signed yourself up for a grand theft felony in both scenarios. That’s right, a cell phone or…

Right on Crime Attends 2017 NCSL Legislative Summit in Boston

Chelsea Murphy | August 16, 2017
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…

Opioid Crisis Needs Safety Valves

Chelsea Murphy | July 5, 2017
The opioid crisis plaguing the country has hit Florida hard. To combat this epidemic, many lawmakers and law enforcement have pushed for harsh mandatory minimum sentences for possessors and…

Counting Criminal Justice to Save Money and Improve Public Safety

Chelsea Murphy | May 24, 2017
This article by Chelsea Murphy, Florida director at Right on Crime, and Richard Doran, former attorney general of Florida, originally appeared in Tampa Bay Times on May 23, 2017. Here’s an…
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