Mad at your dealer? Call 911
A Texas police department bought an ad telling drug dealers, "We can take your competition off the streets for FREE."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, October 30th, 2015
"90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, October 5th, 2015
County government, as a whole, not as diverse
The racial and ethnic makeup of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office mirrors the community it serves.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
Question being asked: Is there a war on cops?
"Eighty-three law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year. Twenty-four of them were shot and killed in cold blood."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
Other laws introduced, not passed
"I'm the only governor in America ... who signed a law that says there needs to be an independent investigation any time there's a death of someone in police custody."
— Politifact National on Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Letter supports claim
"Jasper County in Texas raised property taxes by 7 percent in order to pay for one death penalty case."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Down from 2014? Unconfirmed
"Already this calendar year, since January 1, we have had more than 20,000 people come across the border, apprehended, unauthorized."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
But the state prison population increased
Last year, "we saw the first reduction in the federal prison population in 32 years."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 23rd, 2015
U.S. likes its prisons
The U.S. has "5 percent of the world’s population, 25 percent of the world’s known prison population."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, December 15th, 2014
We seem to have a thing for prisons
"The United States right now incarcerates more African-Americans as a percentage than apartheid South Africa did."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Numbers add up
"There are more African American men in prison, jail, on probation or parole than were enslaved in 1850."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Spot on, experts say
"More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Basically matches Sharpton's remarks
Al Sharpton went to Ferguson, Mo., and is "declaring as a matter of fact that ... Michael Brown didn't use any deadly force or posed no deadly threat to the officer."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, August 28th, 2014
3 hours vs. 3 days
Says President Barack Obama released a statement on the "death of brother Robin Williams before ... a statement on brother Michael Brown."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Homicide accounted for 40 percent of deaths in the age group
The No. 1 cause of death for African-American males 15-34 is murder.
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, August 24th, 2014
It's an incentive, but not the root cause
"Washington has incentivized the militarization of local police precincts."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Clarke stands by his position
Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. advised citizens to "point that barrel center mass and pull the trigger" because "911 is not our best option."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
After watching Arizona's law in action
Says Dan Patrick "proposed Arizona-style show-me-your-papers legislation."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
No objection made
The Rhode Island Parole Board "never received an objection from the attorney general" to the parole of convicted murder Alfred Brissette.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
912 claims resolved, nearly $682,000 paid out
"My Treasury team eliminated a 900-case backlog in the Crime Victim Compensation Program."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, April 27th, 2014