“Some reaction obviously is appropriate if there’s a disruption of session,” said Lauren Bonds, legal director for ACLU of Kansas. “We’re not saying that it’s not appropriate for highway patrol or security or Tom Day to intervene.”
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A proposed bill from the American Civil Liberties Union would reform the state’s handling of probation violations. The organization said at least 40% of inmates entering the state’s prisons were there on technical infractions of their probation.
With a full crowd in attendance for a ACLU criminal justice reform event, you could hear story, after story, on why state lawmakers should end mass incarcerations, especially for those striving for a second chance.