Statements about Criminal Justice
A 0.05 standard for drunken driving means having a glass of wine at dinner could make a person drunk.
Research found that "over the course of the existence of the Brady Bill ban, the use of assault weapons in crimes decreased by two thirds."
Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices are "deciding fewer opinions in civil and criminal cases than they used to."
40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.
In 2009, the FBI "referred more than 71,000" cases of people failing background checks when trying to buy a gun to another federal agency, "but U.S. attorneys ultimately prosecuted only 77 of them."
"I had to lay off 48 people last year," which has exacerbated the lack of law enforcement officers in the county that respond quickly to crime calls.
Since the federal Violence Against Women Act was adopted in 1994, "cases of domestic violence have fallen by 67 percent."
"Every day, 34 Americans are murdered with guns."
Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "raises the pay of inmates, but we don't raise the pay of staff in our correctional institutions."
"I've done more impeachments than anybody else in the history of the country."
Says he’s "never asked for more" than inflationary budget increases in his 10 budgets as Milwaukee County sheriff
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