Podcast: Rethinking Prisons, Police, And Overcriminalization

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Vikrant Reddy, who focuses on state and federal corrections policy, joins Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss how states have successfully reduced both crime and the number of people in their prisons. They also talk police training, drug laws, and civil asset forfeiture. Reddy is the Criminal Justice Reform Senior Research Fellow at the Charles Koch Institute.

“At the end of the day I think what Americans want is not a criminal justice system that is as harsh as possible, but one that’s just proportionate, where the sentences fit the crime,” he said.

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