Vikrant Reddy on Florida criminal justice policy

ROC Senior Policy Analyst Vikrant Reddy discusses Florida’s 85% mandatory minimum sentence requirement with Florida’s WFLA 970.

“Time behind bars may be part of what contributes to public safety, but it’s not all of it. There are other factors involved; it’s very complicated.”


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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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Vikrant Reddy discusses decriminalization on the Dennis Miller Show

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Marc Levin on ‘Drive Time Lincoln’ with Kevin Thomas

Marc Levin spoke with KLIN’s ‘Drive Time Lincoln’ to discuss public safety and post-incarceration employment in Nebraska.

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Chuck DeVore on the Phil Cowan Show

Chuck DeVore shares how Texas reduced its incarceration rate while simultaneously reducing spending — and what California can learn from the Lone Star State.

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Chuck DeVore on “The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show”

Reverend Peterson hosts TPPF’s VP of Policy Chuck DeVore on his nationally syndicated radio “The Jesse Lee Peterson Show” to talk about prison reform.

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Chuck DeVore on the John Phillips Show

John Phillips hosts Chuck DeVore as he talks about his testimony before California’s Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review.

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Chuck DeVore discusses CA reforms with the LaDona Harvey Show

Following his testimony before California’s Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, Chuck DeVore sat down with KOGO’s LaDona Harvey out of San Digeo to reiterate the prison reform successes of Texas and tell why he believes The Golden State would benefit from following in the footsteps of Right On Crime.

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Marc Levin’s research cited in TX Tribune’s ‘TribCast’

During this week’s edition of The Texas Tribune‘s political podcast ‘TribCast,’ ROC policy director Marc Levin’s research regarding cost of incarceration vs. rehabilitation is discussed as the contributors talk about Governor Perry’s marijuana decriminalization remarks.

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