Vikrant Reddy on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal”

ROC senior policy analyst Vikrant Reddy appeared on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal” with Greta Brawner to discuss the federal government’s recent interest in criminal justice reform, and the influence of successful reform efforts in Texas and other states. Click here to watch the full interview.

New poll shows that American support for drug treatment vs. incarceration is on the rise

A survey by Pew Research Center shows that the public is skeptical of sending non-violent drug offenders to prison — and finds that the majority prefer offenders be treated by way of rehabilitative programs. Marc Levin sits down with NPR News to discuss the issue.

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Marc Levin on “To the Point” with Warren Olney

“What we’ve found is that sending people to prison who have a drug addiction, for example, they often only stay for a year or two… and of course when they get out, any positive ties they had to church or their family, those have been severed and…they come out worse than when they came in.”

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Free Radical Network’s CPAC 2014 Booth Review

ROC policy analyst Derek Cohen interviewed about Right on Crime at CPAC 2014.

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Decentralization: Yay or Nay?

From Reason TV: ROC’s strategic communications manager Sarah Rumpf, Senator Fred Thompson and others weigh in on decentralizing power to the states.

Vikrant Reddy talks to NRA NEWS

Vikrant Reddy sits down with NRA News to set the record straight on ROC’s policies concerning marijuana legalization.

CPAC 2014 Criminal Justice Panel

Governor Rick Perry, Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik, and ROC signatory Grover Norquist discuss smart criminal justice reforms on the CPAC criminal justice panel.

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Watch Governor Perry’s speech at CPAC 2014

“It’s not too late for America to lead in the world, but it starts by leading at home, and it starts by returning to the founding principles of democracy found in our Constitution.”

CPAC: The Conservative Case for Criminal Justice Reform

From Reason: “You wouldn’t necessarily expect–and certainly the establishment press doesn’t expect–to hear a discussion about criminal justice reforms and prison reform at the Conservative Political Action Conference,” stated Americans for Tax Reform Founder Grover Norquist. ”But in point of fact this is a big problem, it’s an expensive problem, [and] it’s a problem that creates more expensive problems.”

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Vikrant Reddy discusses decriminalization on the Dennis Miller Show

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