By Bill Montgomery This article was originally published in the Arizona Republic on February 23, 2018 https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2018/02/23/arizona-3-years-stop-recidivism-keep-inmates-out-prison/355096002/ County attorney: Arizona inmates serve, on average, three years – and in many cases, we don’t even have that long to reduce their likelihood of returning to prison. How one city or town addresses […]

The following article by County Attorney Bill Montgomery appeared in The Hill on November 15, 2017 http://thehill.com/opinion/criminal-justice/360520-we-have-no-standard-for-measuring-recidivism In recent years, federal legislation aimed at reforming the criminal justice system, such as the Sentencing Reform Act and Corrections Act, has not passed Congress despite having bipartisan support. Numerous states have also […]