Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

Rollins, Baker administration spar over policy

In The News: Bethany Serota

Sprouting soon: Microgreens business grows in Hyde Park

READ PRINT EDITION

Roving Camera 4-11-19: What do you think are the most important criminal justice reforms?

I would say equality — not prosecuting crimes that have disparate outcomes for people of color, low-income people and people who have substance abuse or mental health challenges. — Wyndell Bishop, Director of Procurement, Dorchester
Everything that Rachael Rollins is doing. I also believe we need to change the people who are in charge of the system. — Joao Depina, Florist, Roxbury
Right now, one of the most importation reforms would be reexamining people who were convicted of crimes for marijuana. The laws have changed. — David Halbert, Community Affairs Director, Mattapan
Eliminating all mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes and raising the age at which people are charged as adults from 18 to 21. Those would be huge. — Calvin Feliciano, Political Director, Worcester
The most important for me would put correction back into the system. We need people coming out of incarceration to have the skills they need to have a life. People are coming out now and have nowhere to go. — Domingos DaRosa, Business Owner, Hyde Park
Raising the age at which people are classified as adults. When we keep children out of the system, it benefits all of society. I’m proud Massachusetts was able to pass that bill. — Jonathan Rodrigues, Organizer, Dorchester

Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner