The United States locks up too many people with too little justification for too long a time and it does not help make us a safer society. The costs are stealing resources needed for other priorities. This is a federal problem and a problem in most of the states.
Why is this important?
After more than 30 years as host and producer of The Prison Show on KPFT I have covered the criminal justice beat nationally.
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