Download the newest episode of CIRIosity, the CIRI podcast, “Reforming Criminal Justice in Alaska.” Alaska is facing a crime problem — on the streets and in the halls of justice. As budgets shrink, the state’s ability to deal with rising crime rates and an opioid epidemic is being tested. Meanwhile, the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission tackled the task of reviewing whether effective alternatives to mass incarceration could work in Alaska. CIRI shareholder and vice president Greg Razo had the job of leading the commission and ushering its recommendations through the Alaska Legislature. In this episode, he talks about the accomplishments and frustrations.
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