48 episodes

This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 107 Ratings

This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.

    An Effort to Hold Prosecutors Accountable

    An Effort to Hold Prosecutors Accountable

    • 32 min
    We Went Back to See How These Reforms Worked

    We Went Back to See How These Reforms Worked

    • 38 min
    Why COVID-19 Goes from Jails to Communities

    Why COVID-19 Goes from Jails to Communities

    • 36 min
    How Black Women Are Rightfully “Taking Seats at the Table”

    How Black Women Are Rightfully “Taking Seats at the Table”

    • 29 min
    Curing “Petty, Everyday Injustice” in Cook County

    Curing “Petty, Everyday Injustice” in Cook County

    • 36 min
    Where Juvenile Detention Looks More Like Teens Hanging Out

    Where Juvenile Detention Looks More Like Teens Hanging Out

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

SharpeKat ,

Two Thumbs Up !!

Breathtaking...Heartbreaking...We got some work to do!!!!!

LBS301 ,

An Excellent & Very Necessary Production

I’ve cried at some of the stories and inhumanity experienced by many of the folks featured in the episodes. I’ve also been heartened by the efforts made bybvarious reformers and crusaders also being covered. May they prevail!

Nkay666 ,

Very well done!

This type of show is so desperately needed! Thank you!

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