The Mission to Keep Criminals Out of Jail

So, who needs soft-on-crime judges when the district attorney won’t even lock up the bad guys? Manhattan’s new DA has ordered his prosecutors to stop seeking prison sentences for hordes of criminals and to downgrade felony charges in cases including armed robberies and drug dealing, according to a set of progressive policies made public Tuesday. For more on this, we bring in Hannah Meyers, director of the policing and public safety initiative at the Manhattan Institute.