D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
D.C.’s criminal justice system has struggled with repeat violent offenders, parole violators lost to the system and young offenders given too many chances under the Youth Act. Some point to the federal agency charged with overseeing parole and probation, the Courts Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA). We speak to the head of CSOSA about the challenges the agency faces.
- Nancy Ware Director, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency
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