It’s Time to Get Smart on Crime

In the past several decades, the United States has let one word dominate its approach to reducing crime: tough. But that approach is outdated. This video makes the case for why it should no longer be about being tough on crime. Instead, we need to be smart on crime.

Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Center for American Progress. Andrew Satter is the director of Video at the Center.