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A Former Jail Warden Says Our Criminal Justice System is Too Fixated on Punishment


Dr. Nneka Tapia, our Managing Director of Justice Initiatives, was warden of the Cook County Jail in Chicago. Now she is an advocate for prison reform. Tapia came to the criminal justice system with a unique background — a psychologist whose own father had been incarcerated. Today, she is using the perspective she gained on both sides of the system to push for change. You can watch the full clip here.