Prohibit arrests for non-jailable offenses.

Texas should improve public safety and protect taxpayers by allowing law enforcement to focus on higher-risk individuals instead of wasting critical time and money on booking and holding individuals for minor offenses.



  • Keeping Texans Safe and Free: Limiting Arrests for non-jailable Offenses: November 2020
  • Time to trim overuse of Texas jails: May 2020


  • Addressing High Rates of Rural Pretrial Incarceration: May 2018

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