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American Solidarity’s policies on criminal issues

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Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Party’s support baseNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only in response to extreme situations

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Public statementsYes, but only for drug dealers, not users


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Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Public statementsNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis