Report: 20 Fed Prosecutors Ignored Smart-on-Crime Initiative
The Crime Report
July 7, 2017

“At least 20 of the country’s 94 federal districts did not follow the Obama Administration’s “Smart on Crime” recommendations to reduce the number of mandatory minimum sentences for individuals convicted of federal drug crimes, according to a Department of Justice report.

“The report, by the DOJ’s Office of Inspector General, also noted that ‘in response to our survey of U.S. Attorney’s Offices, Criminal Chiefs from nine districts responded that their district did not work with law enforcement partners to develop or revise district guidelines and Criminal Chiefs from four districts responded that they were not sure whether this had occurred.’”

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