The point is that the US has 5% of the world's population .. and 25% of all the prisoners in the world.
The point is that the VAST majority of those arrested in the war on drugs were for non-violent crimes, not violent crimes as you suggested.
The point is that the war on drugs and astronomical incarcerations are designed for-profit. There is more being spent on prisons than schools.
How much does it cost the taxpayer for the US to hold 25% of all the prisoners in the world.
Maybe you like all that while you complain about taxes at the same time.