Friday, December 19th, 2014

Promises about Crime on Haslam-O-Meter

Increase enforcement for meth-related crimes

"Will address (the methamphetamine crisis) head-on and work toward issues at the state level as well as support for local law enforcement officials engaged in this important battle.”

Increase penalties for violent crime.

"... if the state wants to get serious about reducing crime and keeping communities safe then we must increase the penalties for committing violent crimes."

Explore cost-effective alternatives to prison

"We should review in detail the factors driving the costs of incarceration and look for smarter, more cost-effective systems and procedures."