Inmate 501 will be the first Wisconsin inmate sent out of state because of overcrowding in nearly 20 years. Recent prison population growth is set to exceed all available options in state. We face challenging decisions. Do we send people out of state? Do we build a new prison? Do we reform? This publication makes the case for reform. We can and should reform our criminal justice and correctional systems. We can reduce incarceration and reduce crime. Here’s how and why.