SAN FRANCISCO (CA) —
Today’s hearing made clear what Suzy hears every day from community members across our city: our criminal justice system is not working and something needs to change. San Francisco needs an experienced leader in the District Attorney’s office. She has the endorsement of Board President Norman Yee, Supervisor Gordon Mar and many other trusted leaders. Her thoughts about today’s hearing and proposed solutions follow below.
“Property crimes continue to be a real problem in this city. There is a sentiment among residents that various city departments are not offering a coordinated response to address their concerns.
I would work vigorously to fix a broken, non communicative criminal justice system, including a commitment to ensuring adequate Chinese language access in the District Attorney’s office and among neighborhood prosecutors so residents can truly share meaningful information to help us solve crimes. I would appoint neighborhood prosecutors to work hand in hand with neighborhood crime units, get to know small-business owners, residents and local police officers so they could build strong cases together
and ensure there are consequences.
By working together as one City, we can bring results to our residents and make them feel confident that reporting a crime with result in a safer community for all to live in. When you, as a prosecutor, feel like the voice of the community is not being heard, it’s your job to amplify it and make sure the judge knows what’s at stake. I think if that’s done consistently, we’ll get results.”
樂 素 詩
Candidate for District Attorney of San Francisco
Suzy is supported many community leaders, elected officials and justice advocates, including U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Mayor London Breed, Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, State Senator Scott Wiener, Assemblymember David Chiu and State Board of Equalization Member Malia Cohen, Former California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, former Supervisors Katy Tang and John Avalos, BART Board President Bevan Dufty, community advocate and BART Board member Lateefah Simon, gun safety advocate Shawn Richards, justice activist Sunny Schwartz, community leader Roma Guy, former chair of the SF Democratic Party Mary Jung, community leaders Darlene Chiu Bryant and Jaynry Mak, community leader David Chan, Democratic activist Petra de Jesus, Frances Hseih, Tami Bryant and many more.
Suzy has also earned the support of the majority of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors including President Norman Yee, Rafael Mandelman, Vallie Brown, Catherine Stefani, Shamann Walton, Ahsha Safai and Gordon Mar. Since launching her campaign Suzy has held listening sessions throughout the city to talk with residents about reform of our criminal justice system, their unique neighborhood challenges and their ideas for change.
More information about Suzy’s journey to becoming a prosecutor and reform advocate, as well as her policy platform, is available at www.VoteSuzyLoftus.com.