We're honored to be a part of the bipartisan coalition formed to combat COVID-19 in the North Carolina criminal justice system. We sent out letters to Governor Cooper, the Commissioner of Prisons, North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys, …
An outbreak in a jail or prison, which is inevitable because of the conditions there, also will inevitably spread into the broader community because of the flow of staff and others in and out of the facilities daily. @NC_Governor, act now and save lives. #ncpol #StoptheSpread pic.twitter.com/fOstHmmJ9u
Juvenile fees and fines in the midst of the COVID crisis will harm our most vulnerable youth and families. Today we proudly join over 100 orgs nationwide to call for a moratorium:bit.ly/stop-juve-fees #debtfreejustice #cjreform
Social distancing and careful hygiene practices necessary to stopping the spread of #COVID-19 are impossible in prisons across our country. @NC_Governor needs to act now to reduce prison population and save lives. #PreventPrisonPandemic #StoptheSpread #ccjr #ncpol pic.twitter.com/eQkGy9WtBv
Pragmatic Conservative-Led Reforms
Our mission is simple: promote a criminal justice system that utilizes pragmatic, evidence-based approaches to keep our communities safe, while ensuring that taxpayer dollars are utilized in the most effective manner.
Seeking solutions that promote safety, efficiency, and accountability.
Spending on public safety
makes up an excessive percentage of our state budget. While we expect that our government should make every effort to keep our communities safe, we also must keep a critical eye on our criminal justice system, ensuring that it operates in a manner that most efficiently uses our taxpayer dollars to enhance public safety.
A review of our criminal justice policies
shows this to be entirely inconsistent with reality, at both the state and federal level. National leaders have begun leading efforts to support pragmatic criminal justice reform, from a perspective entirely consistent with conservative platforms.