The U.S. imprisons more people than any other country, but America’s “get tough on crime” era may be coming to an end.
While Hillary Clinton has renounced the “tough on crime” policies carried out by her husband when he was President twenty years ago, Donald Trump remains steadfast as a “law and order” candidate.
That’s despite shifting political winds, especially for some conservatives who have come to realize that locking up so many people has led to the detriment of society while draining taxpayers’ pocketbooks.
What’s the status of our prisons?
Detroit Public Television’s One Detroit explains it all for you.