Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal Justice Reform: Restorative Justice and the Culture of the Arlington Police Department is a Public Affairs program.

Newsletter

Sign up to find out about Arlington events and where ACMi will be filming around town!

Episodes

Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

ACMi Goes to Jail It’s not every day that the viewing public has a chance to see the inside of a county jail, which we bring you in this visit to the Middlesex County House of Correction. We speak to Sheriff Peter Koutoujian about the innovative programs and...
Criminal Justice Reform: Chief Fred Ryan – October 30, 2018

Criminal Justice Reform: Chief Fred Ryan – October 30, 2018

Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan visits ACMi’s Studio A to discuss a variety of issues, including the APD’s response to the controversial comments made by one of its Lieutenants in a Massachusetts police journal. Other topics covered include...
Cassandra Bensahih on Criminal Justice Reform

Cassandra Bensahih on Criminal Justice Reform

Prison reform advocate and MASC (Massachusetts Against Solitary Confinement) Coordinator, Cassandra Bensahih, sat down with us to talk about her role in changing the quality of life for incarcerated people. In particular, she spoke about the far-reaching effects that...
Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary

Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary

A “Celebration of Progress Towards Justice” was hosted by the Mass Incarceration Working Group (MIWG) of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington. The event celebrated the 5th anniversary of the MIWG and the contributions of the many individuals and...
Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary with Rahsaan Hall

Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary with Rahsaan Hall

Rahsaan Hall, the ACLU-MA’s Racial Justice Director, was the featured speaker at the “Celebration of Progress Towards Justice” event hosted by the Mass Incarceration Working Group (MIWG) of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington on February 11, 2018....
EPOCA on Criminal Justice Reform

EPOCA on Criminal Justice Reform

Yoshada Kwaning (EPOCA Community Outreach Coordinator) and Charles A. McNeill are two active members of EPOCA- Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement. We met with them to learn more about both EPOCA and their personal connection to this...