2023: Ending Privatization in Policing and Corrections

Reclaiming Public Safety: Ending Privatization of Jails and Policing

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Sat, 12/10/2022 - 15:58

Over the last decade there has been an increased public focus on creating civilian oversight of jails and civilian-led policies to improve the treatment of people who are detained awaiting trials. Similarly, how and when police officers can use force remains one of the most pressing public policy debates in American society today. Despite the immense public importance of corrections and policing practices, decisions about these issues are often not made by elected officials or public servants.