Smart on Crime’ Mantra of Philadelphia Prosecutor

This Sunday, the New York Times reported that the new District Attorney in Philadelphia has vowed to get “smart on crime.” The District Attorney's Office has downgraded penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana from jail time to community service and fines.

This is the exact appoach that Bronx Community Solutions facilitates in the Bronx Criminal Court by providing increased sentencing options for low level criminal offenses.

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