Sentencing Commission Public Hearing this Thursday
This week: A chance to voice your position
The integrity of our state's criminal justice system should matter to everyone. If it matters to you, you have a rare opportunity THIS Thursday, Dec. 15 at 1 PM to share your concerns with the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission (MSGC).
All are invited to this public hearing at the State Capitol. The topics being discussed are:
1. Changes to the Calculation of the Custody Status Point.
Eliminating the Custody Status Point – wrong move at the wrong time :
Eliminating the Custody Status Point – wrong move at the wrong time (americanexperiment.org)
2. Modifications Related to Sex Trafficking
3. Technical Modifications
To learn how to register to speak and/or attend the hearing remotely, go here.
MSGC Staff Paper (mn.gov)
The commission consists of 11 appointed members that establish public policy related to our state’s criminal sentencing practices (click here to read more about them.
If you are concerned with the direction crime and our criminal justice system have been heading in recent years, this is your chance. I urge you to consider attending the hearing or writing a letter telling the commission to take every opportunity to strengthen rather than weaken our sentencing policy.
Public Safety Policy Fellow, American Experiment
Center of the American Experiment, 8421 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 110, Golden Valley, MN 55426, United States
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