Increasing Public Safety

Correcting criminal proceedings for mentally incompetent offenders:

This bill will protect public safety by fixing a rigidity and a lack of judicial discretion in the law that allows a potentially dangerous criminal with a suspected mental health issue who violates their parole to be released into our communities without a proper mental health evaluation.

Learn more about this bill by reading the fact sheet here.

Support SB 1095 by signing the petition at http://bit.ly/SB_1095

Watch the Public Safety Committee’s debate, here:

Supervised Release:

Public Safety - HandcuffsThis bill helps law enforcement protect our neighborhoods by ensuring that those responsible for granting and overseeing the release of felons from our jails and prisons have complete information regarding the crimes and behavior of the felon and increases accountability for those who violate the conditions of their release.

Learn more about this bill by reading the fact sheet here.

Support SB 1389 by signing the petition at http://bit.ly/SB_1389

Automatic compensation for the wrongfully convicted:

Public Safety - JusticeCalifornia can and must do better by those our system of justice has wronged. Imprisoning an innocent person is an affront to the very concept of a fair system of justice for the accused, the victims, and both their families. When it occurs, the least the state can do is restore that individual as quickly and completely as possible to the life taken from them.

Learn more about this bill by reading the fact sheet here.

Support SB 1094 by signing the petition at http://bit.ly/SB_1094

Watch the Public Safety Committee’s debate, here:

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Holding dangerous juveniles accountable:

This bill makes technical changes to clarify that a minor is eligible for commitment to the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Currently, a minor who murders someone then forms the intent to steal the dead person’s wallet can avoid incarceration because of how the law is written.

Learn more about this bill by reading the fact sheet here.

Support SB 1168 by signing the petition at http://bit.ly/SB_1168.