THE PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES ACT

Democrats have watered down our state’s criminal justice system under the banner of progress. It’s clear their policies have failed, yet they’re unwilling to change course—choosing to push ahead with legislation designed to give criminals the softest landing possible while making life more difficult for victims, law enforcement officers and the communities they protect. Republicans will undo the Democrat-enacted barriers police face when performing their duties, while ensuring that criminals are held responsible for their actions and that victims’ voices are again being heard and respected.

THE PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES ACT

 

Legislation putting the rights of victims ahead of the rights of criminals and providing law enforcement with the tools necessary to perform their duties.

  • Provide law enforcement the tools needed to keep us safe
  • Enhance penalties for crimes committed using a stolen vehicle or stolen firearms
  • Remove certain violent crimes from being eligible for clean slate criminal record erasure
  • Expand the circumstances under which juveniles charged with certain violent crimes are automatically transferred to the regular criminal docket
  • Provide adequate funding and resources for the Office of Victim Advocate

THE PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES ACT

Democrats have watered down our state’s criminal justice system under the banner of progress. It’s clear their policies have failed, yet they’re unwilling to change course—choosing to push ahead with legislation designed to give criminals the softest landing possible while making life more difficult for victims, law enforcement officers and the communities they protect. Republicans will undo the Democrat-enacted barriers police face when performing their duties, while ensuring that criminals are held responsible for their actions and that victims’ voices are again being heard and respected.

THE PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES ACT

Legislation putting the rights of victims ahead of the rights of criminals and providing law enforcement with the tools necessary to perform their duties. 

  • Provide law enforcement the tools they need to keep us safe
  • Increase penalties for crimes committed using a stolen vehicle or stolen firearms
  • Remove certain violent crimes from eligibility for clean slate criminal record erasure
  • Expand the circumstances under which juveniles charged with certain violent crimes are automatically transferred to the regular criminal docket
  • Provide adequate funding and resources for the Office of the Victim Advocate