Last year, state leaders announced a review of the criminal justice system in Massachusetts that Senate President Stan Rosenberg said would help the state be "both tough and smart on crime."
The investigation, conducted by the Council of State Governments, is due to wrap up in the next month. But some critics, including the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, have said that the recommendations don't go far enough on issues like sentencing reform and mandatory minimums.
Today, a group of protesters interrupted a meeting about the report chanting, "The people united will never be defeated!"
This article was originally published on December 21, 2016.
This segment aired on December 21, 2016.