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Antonio Villaraigosa on Crime

 


Reduced violent crime by 50%; increased size of LAPD

To mark his time as mayor, his staff put together a 60-page book, titled "Straight from the Heart of L.A." that details his accomplishments over the past eight years. Among the accomplishments:
Source: Huffington Post on 2014 California Governor race , Jun 23, 2013

Reduce prison population & deal with recidivism

Over the last six years, we have made incredible progress in public safety.˙We must balance our budgets, and protect our people. We should start a discussion and drive an effort toward a sound solution that addresses our long-term prison population problem, and our short-term need to keep our streets safe. We can solve this issue together. We need a plan in CA to ease our prison population. We need a strategy to deal with recidivism. We need to examine our sentencing laws to be sure they work.
Source: 2011 L.A. Mayoral press release #015590 , Oct 3, 2011

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Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)

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Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Jerry Brown (D,Oakland,CA)
Rudy Giuliani (R,New York City)
Dennis Kucinch (D,Cleveland,OH)
Sarah Palin (R,Wasilla,AK)
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