What is overcriminalization?
Two ways to address overcriminalization:
Property rights are one of our most basic rights. Taking property should require a high burden of proof. That’s why we need to reform Georgia’s civil asset forfeiture law.
Resources / Further Reading:
Right on Crime – this is a one-stop shop for conservative ideas on criminal justice reform
Georgia Department of Corrections weekly, monthly and annual state prison inmate population reports
Right on Crime – The Foundation has partnered with the Texas Public Policy Foundation and other conservative leaders to develop state policies that are “smart on crime” as opposed to just being “tough on crime.”
Georgia Bureau of Investigation – Uniform Crime Reports consolidated for the state and by county.
Bureau of Justice Statistics – One of the best sites for a wide range of data.
Crime Trends (state and local)
Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics
(state and local)
Firearms and Crime Statistics
Federal Judiciary – Website of the federal court system.