It does not advance justice or public safety for an innocent person to go to prison and a guilty party to go free. Interrogations must be recorded from beginning to end to prevent false confessions and end this tragic flaw in our criminal justice system.
The Prison Industrial Complex
For profit prison companies, businesses that supply goods and services to prisons, politicians who benefit by looking like they're "tough on crime", a misdirected "war on drugs" and other forces have merged to create the largest incarcerated population in human history right in the nation of the free and the brave.
Kate McCraken: Counties that continue to rely on prisons and jails to contain their criminal element put unnecessary strain on their sheriffs. Criminal justice partners need to embrace county-specific interventions and apply community resources to reduce the use of incarceration and increase public safety.