LA Group Publishes Web List Of Cops Deemed 'Problematic'

US | Anders Hagstrom
LAPD officers stand in line outside the estate of former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan, who died at the age of 94, in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, California March 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

‘TheProblematic.org’

Montana Cuts Inmates, Saves Money With 10-Bill Justice Reform Package

US | Anders Hagstrom
A jail cell on death row, where prison inmates await execution, is seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, is seen in a file photo taken September 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jenevieve Robbins/Texas Dept of Criminal Justice/Handout via Reuters

They’re hopping on the justice reform bandwagon

New Jersey Cut Its Jail Population By 20 Percent With One Move

US | Anders Hagstrom
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joins President Donald Trump for an opioid and drug abuse listening session at the White House. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

The state stands to save millions

Study: Inmates Are In Prison For Too Long So Get Rid Of Life In Prison

US | Anders Hagstrom
Judges Gavel: Shutterstock/kuzmafoto

Establish presumptive parole

White Offenders Receive Higher Sentences Than Other Races, Study Says

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO: Prison inmates wearing firefighting boots line up for breakfast at Oak Glen Conservation Fire Camp #35 in Yucaipa, California, U.S. November 6, 2014. Picture taken November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File photo

An average of 127 months

Oregon Poised To Decriminalize Meth, Cocaine And Heroin

US | Anders Hagstrom
Anti-narcotics workers display bags containing cocaine in front of an incinerator in Lima September 22, 2011. More than six tons of drugs including cocaine paste, marijuana, cocaine and opium seized during police operations held between July and September were incinerated. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil
War on drugs is 'institutional racism'

California Supreme Court Stops Three-Time Offenders From Being Released Early

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO: Prison inmates wearing firefighting boots line up for breakfast at Oak Glen Conservation Fire Camp #35 in Yucaipa, California, U.S. November 6, 2014. Picture taken November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File photo

Released more offenders than intended

More Oklahoma Drug Offenders Could Be Choosing Prison Over Treatment

US | Anders Hagstrom
Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin makes remarks before the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, in this February 22, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

‘It’s not really rocket science’

Massachusetts Could Be The Next State To Reject Jeff Sessions' Sentencing Policy

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions joins White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
'We've never been this close'

Study: To Reduce Drug Use, Stop Putting Drug Offenders In Prison

US | Anders Hagstrom
Protestors chant slogans in front of the White House in Washington on September 10, 2012 during the "Caravan for Peace," across the United States, a month-long campaign to protest the brutal drug war in Mexico and the US. The caravan departed from Tijuana in August with about 250 participants and ended in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Few, if any, deterrent effects’

Jeff Sessions Announces National Program To Slash Violent Crime

US | Anders Hagstrom
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Make America safe again’

California Woman Sentenced To NINE YEARS Over 'Threats'

US | Anders Hagstrom
Inmates walk around a gymnasium where they are housed due to overcrowding at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, in this June 3, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

$680,000 price tag

Five Oklahoma Criminal Justice Reform Bills Killed By Single Representative

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin makes remarks before the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Theiler/File Photo

Situation is a ‘crisis’

Illegal Immigrant Robs More Homes After Getting Released On New Bail Law

US | Anders Hagstrom
Dangerous masked burglar with crowbar breaking into a victim's home. [Shutterstock - r.classen]

Police called it ‘unfortunate’

Louisiana House Takes First Steps To Shed Its Highest-On-Earth Incarceration Rate

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a press conference to update the public on FEMA's disaster recover and temporary housing programs (Getty Images)
Highest in the world since 2000