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Dutch Ruppersberger’s policies on criminal issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average American voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Qualified Immunity for Police

Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo


Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Dutch Ruppersberger voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession?

  Dutch Ruppersberger voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Collective Bargaining

Do you support limiting police unions collective bargaining power for cases involving misconduct?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Dutch Ruppersberger voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Dutch Ruppersberger voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Dutch Ruppersberger voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis