Post Tagged with: "reform"

118: Brett Tolman Confessions of a Former U.S. Attorney

118: Brett Tolman Confessions of a Former U.S. Attorney

Most of us tend to take for granted that our justice system works. This means we assume that the system is hard at work protecting the innocent by only putting bad guys in jail. Our guest may cause you to rethink that assumption. Brett Tolman is a former U.S. Attorney and prosecutor for the federal government. Now, he is a criminal justice reformer who is working to address some serious problems within the system. Learn what he came to realize and what he is doing to correct some of the institutional obstacles to authentic justice. 
October 23, 2018
31: Eric Moutsos Confessions of a Former Police Officer

31: Eric Moutsos Confessions of a Former Police Officer

Do arrest and ticket quotas help or harm the efforts of local police? Former Salt Lake City officer Eric Moutsos describes what happens when police administrators tell officers they’re being evaluated on how many tickets they write and how many arrests they make. He explains how it’s a great way to create unnecessary distance between the police and the communities they serve. Eric speaks from a position of first hand experience and a desire to see a meaningful conversation begin before the divide grows any larger.
September 20, 2017