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Tulsi Gabbard’s policies on criminal issues

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Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, but with strict training on how and when to use the equipment

Crime  ›  Qualified Immunity for Police

Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, and increase the personal liability for misconduct

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Public statementsNo


Crime  ›  Collective Bargaining

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, and eliminate collective bargaining for police unions

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Tulsi Gabbard 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?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis