Statements about Criminal Justice

More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.

"I’m running the second-largest county district attorney’s office … at 1985 staffing levels."

"In New York, your chances of getting murdered are 1 in 25,000. In Honduras, it’s 1 in 14."

"Justice John Roberts Signed Off On Obama’s Arrest For Treason."

Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."

"As Alaska’s attorney general, (U.S. Senate candidate Dan) Sullivan successfully fought to protect our Second Amendment rights and passed ‘stand your ground.’ "

Says Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has "deputies collecting overtime while sitting passively in chairs watching courthouse security personnel work."

"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."

"Part of the increase in the cost (of higher education) has been because state support has dropped. We now spend, under Governor Walker, more on corrections than we do on higher education."

Under Wisconsin law, "anyone who knows anything about a John Doe" secret criminal investigation "can't talk about it."

Judging by a recent vote, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "thinks it's okay for medical marijuana patients to go to federal prison."

"Last year," Obama "administration officials released into our neighborhoods more than 36,000 criminal immigrants who had nearly 88,000 convictions. The crimes included hundreds of convictions for murder, rape and kidnapping and thousands of drug-related crimes."

"We’ve seen a remarkable reduction in the number of Americans being executed -- it’s down nearly two-thirds over the past generation."  

"We're fifth in the world (in executions), behind China, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia."

"Milwaukee has the second-highest" number of children recovered from sex trafficking.  

Milwaukee has seen "an uptick in violence" since 2010, and "the only period of calm we get is when winter sets in."

Says Dan Patrick "proposed Arizona-style show-me-your-papers legislation."

In some states, African-Americans are three times more likely to be sentenced to death than whites for the same crime.

The death penalty "is a deterrent that does affect and impact people."

The Rhode Island Parole Board "never received an objection from the attorney general" to the parole of  convicted murder Alfred Brissette.

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