Over-policing, over-criminalization contributes to disproportionate incarceration of Indigenous peoples

This month, the Montana Innocence Project will seek to explain some of the reasons Indidisproportionality make up our prison and jail populations with a series of stories published each week. Today‚Äôs story is about over-policing and over-criminalization. Indigenous peoples are overrepresented in jails and prisons. Nationally, from 2000-2019, the population of Indigenous peoples in jails … Continue reading Over-policing, over-criminalization contributes to disproportionate incarceration of Indigenous peoples