Criminal Justice Reform

Create a More Equitable Justice System

  • End and re-sentence 18:1 crack cocaine/cocaine powder sentencing disparity
  • Re-sentence or commute sentences for nonviolent marijuana convictions
  • Eliminate Mandatory Minimum Sentences for non-violent drug-related charges. Shift the savings from a reduced federal inmate population into grants to the states to reduce their own incarceration rates by boosting spending on education, mental health services, and addiction treatment
  • Ban private prisons for Federal inmates
  • Leverage Federal funding to compel state & local government to ban private prison
  • Restore voting rights for rehabilitated ex-convicts after prison sentences and probation

Improve Relationships Between Police Departments & Citizens

  • Increase funding for Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program

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  • Samuel Ravelo
    published this page in Issues 2019-12-04 07:24:47 -0500