Backfiring: executive summary (Um Tiro no Pé: sumário executivo em inglês)


Executive summary of the report “Backfiring: The impacts of drug prohibition on the criminal justice system budgets in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo”. The executive summary presents the main results of calculating the costs of drug prohibition for seven criminal justice system institutions (Military Police, Civil Police, Public Prosecution, Public Defender’s Office, State Courts, Prison System, Juvenile Justice System) over one year, 2017, in the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
The full report, the original data used, research notes and a methodology annex are available in Portuguese only in this virtual library.
The report “Backfiring” is the first research report published within the project “Drugs: How much prohibition costs”, implemented by CESeC.