Restore Community Trust
While we have seen a decrease in crime rates and shrinking jail populations, many people in our community still do not feel safe, and trust in law enforcement has eroded. I will prioritize rebuilding trust with San Francisco communities – particularly communities of color and immigrant communities – and tackle the misuse of
Here’s how we build a more just system together:
- Eliminate bias in charging decisions, jury selection, sentencing recommendations
- Double down on efforts to reform the cash bail system and other court fees, which disproportionately impact the poor and people of color – eliminating future opportunities for success.
- Enforce office-wide policies to consider immigration consequences in handling cases, protecting non-citizen defendants from excessive federal punishment
- Oppose the Trump Administration’s efforts to further criminalize immigrants and co-opt the justice system for immigration enforcement
- Investigate each officer-involved shooting with the highest level of integrity, independence
andtransparency to ensure answers are provided and officers are held accountable where they have broken the law
“To keep our communities safe, it will take all of us coming together around our shared values and demanding change. As District Attorney, I will be committed to reducing violence toward the LGBTQ community by aggressively and appropriately prosecuting hate crimes.”
“As District Attorney, I will prioritize cases involving sexual violence. In my first 100 days, I will convene a team to re-examine every eligible rape case that was discharged for lack of evidence.”
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