The country lost a dedicated, accomplished criminal justice professional when Colorado’s Tom Clements was murdered at the front door of his home on March 19, 2013.

In a sensitive, thought provoking essay, The New York Times’ Tom Bruni not only pays tribute to this accomplished public safety professional, but offers great insight about our system of incarceration, how it reflects our society’s values, and the work that Tom Clements had undertaken to chart a new, better course.

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