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John Delaney on Crime

Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6

 


Eliminate private prisons

John Delaney on Private Prisons: Eliminate them.

NINE CANDIDATES HAVE SIMILAR VIEWS: Cory Booker; Peter Buttigieg; Julian Castro; Tulsi Gabbard; Kamala Harris; Bernard Sanders; Elizabeth Warren; Marianne Williamson; Andrew Yang.

Many Democrats have called for ending or not renewing the federal government's contracts with private prison companies. Sen. Warren would leverage federal public safety funding to extend the ban to the state and local levels.

Source: Politico "2020Dems on the Issues" , Jul 17, 2019

End cash bail; end mandatory minimums; end death penalty

Our criminal justice system has a demonstrated clear bias against people of color. Black people, who are approximately 13% of the US population, make up 40% of the incarcerated population. A Delaney administration will work to:
Source: 2020 Presidential Campaign website JohnDelaney.com , May 2, 2019

High rate of incarceration is a tragic situation

We need to undertake effective criminal justice reform. The United States incarcerates more of its citizens than any other country on earth, a tragic situation that ruins lives, costs billions of dollars, and disproportionately affects African American men and communities of color.
Source: The Right Answer, by Rep. John Delaney, p.143 , May 29, 2018

Rated 92% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance.

Delaney scores 92% by the NAPO on crime & police issues

Ratings by the National Association of Police Organizations indicate support or opposition to issues of importance to police and crime. The organization's self-description: "The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police units and associations from across the United States. NAPO was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America's law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action, and education.

"Increasingly, the rights and interests of law enforcement officers have been the subject of legislative, executive, and judicial action in the nationís capital. NAPO works to influence the course of national affairs where law enforcement interests are concerned. The following list includes examples of NAPOís accomplishments:

VoteMatch scoring for the NAPO ratings is as follows:

Source: NAPO ratings on Congress and politicians 2014_NAPO on Dec 31, 2014

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