Criminal Justice & Policing Reform

The Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) requests proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations for research that: (a) analyzes the possible personal/non-economic and economic (including employment) effects of various sentencing reform ideas on individuals, families, and communities; (2) examines the causes, costs, and consequences of police militarization and civil asset forfeiture, including public perception of these topics; (3) collects or creates data sets to fill scholarly gaps related to criminal justice and policing reform issues; (4) determines the causes, costs, and consequences of over-criminalization and the proliferation of laws that carry criminal penalties; (5) assesses the effectiveness of various penalties imposed for nonviolent crimes; and (6) examines the incentives that lead to growing prison populations.

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