State of North Carolina secondary Archives: on Crime

Ken Spaulding: Retry police officer who shot to death a young black man

Spaulding has been calling out Roy Cooper on a number of issues, especially the attorney general's decision not to retry a Charlotte police officer who shot to death a young black man, after a jury deadlocked 8-4 for acquittal. "I am not looking for anyone, whether black or white, to vote for me because I'm African-American," he said. "I'm looking for North Carolinians to vote for me because I am the best qualified and capable candidate, who can help pull this state back together."
Source: News-Observer on 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial race Dec 3, 2015

Chris Rey: Started workforce development program for released prisoners

Since his election as Spring Lake's youngest ever mayor, the town has been noted for dramatic change for the better. Chris expanded town services to include new offices for a police substation, business incubator, and workforce development program for recently released prisoners.
Source: 2016 North Carolina Senate campaign website Sep 22, 2015

Deborah Ross: Allow statistical race evidence in death penalty cases

SB 416 Death Penalty Discrimination
Veto Override Passed House (72 - 48); Rep. Deborah Ross voted Nay.
Source: VoteSmart synopsis: 2011-2012 North Carolina voting records Jul 2, 2012

Thom Tillis: Limit use of racial statistics in death penalty cases

Source: North Carolina House voting records (Votesmart synopses) Jul 2, 2012

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