Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Gangs: The problem with the crackdown approach

| July 25, 2008


Artist: Interview about gangs, with Nastassia Wallace, Justice Policy Institute
Album: Stark Raven
Year: 2008
Genre: Public Affairs
Length: 0:20:55
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Sometimes presented as the only solution, using police, prisons and punishment to deal with gangs is ineffective.

The U.S.-based Justice Policy Institute makes this argument in a recent report, Gang Wars: The Failure of Enforcement Tactics and the Need for Effective Public Safety Strategies.

The Justice Policy Institute is a research organization that advocates for alternatives to incarceration. Nastassia Walsh, a researcher with the Institute, talks with Stark Raven about the report and the issue of gangs.



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