The 5th

Hosted ByAlisha S. James & Marcus M. Hodges

The 5th podcast explores the criminal justice system from arrest to post-release – from an insider’s perspective. The hosts, Marcus Hodges and Alisha James, has served in some of the highest ranks in law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole and have led employees through transformation criminal justice reform – but there is still so much work to be done. Alisha, Marcus and their guests are committed to exploring the highest profile criminal justice topics and provide a unique perspective about the future of criminal justice reform.

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S1 | 06 | Wendy Still

In this episode we talk with Wendy Still, Chief Probation Officer for Alameda County Probation Department.

S1 | 04 | Reform In Action #Illinois

In this episode Alisha and Marcus has an in depth conversation with Illinois Department of Correction Acting Director Robb Jefferies regarding reforms taking place in Illinois. Director Jefferies shares his perspective on the emerging issues in…

The Evolution of Criminal Justice Reform

Special guest Veronica Cunningham

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