Decriminalization

To view our agency's position on Decriminalization, click Here

Decriminalization Resources:

https://www.prisonpolicy.org/profiles/NJ.html

"New Jersey has an incarceration rate of 407 per 100,000 people (including prisons, jails, immigration detention, and juvenile justice facilities), meaning that it locks up a higher percentage of its people than many wealthy democracies do. Read on to learn more about who is incarcerated in New Jersey and why"

https://www.drugpolicy.org/sites/default/files/New_Jersey_Jail_Population_Analysis_March_2013.pdf

"Identifying Opportunities to Safely and Responsibly Reduce the Jail Population"

https://www.centeronaddiction.org/addiction-research/reports/behind-bars-ii-substance-abuse-and-america%E2%80%99s-prison-population

"BEHIND BARS II: SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND AMERICA’S PRISON POPULATION"