How should California reduce its prison population?

Rennett Stowe/Flickr

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that California must reduce its prison population, but how should this be accomplished? KPCC wants to hear from the public and from people who live, work, or have loved ones in California prisons.

Tell us how this decision affects you, your safety, and the safety of your family and community. How would you go about reducing the state prison population by more than 30,000 inmates.

Responses are confidential and they help to inform our reporters' understanding of this issue. Nothing you share in response to these questions is aired or published without your permission. We are, however, looking for a few people to interview or quote online, so if you're willing to be public with your insights, let us know using the permission buttons.

We'd like to circulate these questions as widely as possible. Please use the sharing button below to send our questions to others in your social networks.