The paramount responsibility of our city government is to provide for the safety of its residents. While funding for our police department is the responsibility of City Hall, there are a number of recent statewide reforms that have had a negative impact on local cities.
The California Public Safety Partnership, a statewide alliance of crime victims, law enforcement, business, labor and child advocates, recently announced they will be collecting signatures to place The Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act on the November 2018 statewide ballot.
The initiative would end early release of rapists and child traffickers, and would add 15 crimes to the list of violent crimes for which early release is not an option, including child abuse, rape of an unconscious person, trafficking a child for sex, domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon.
Check back for more information regarding future signature gathering efforts.