Prop 47

Warrants Burdening Courts and Taxpayers

In Bannock County courtrooms and courtrooms across the nation there is something missing: defendants.  People failing to appear for scheduled court dates is putting an unhealthy burden on the judicial system and ultimately costing taxpayers.  Too often overcrowded jails cause defendants to be cited and released or released on their own recognizance with no real …

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Rise in Las Vegas Crime Linked to Proposition 47 Failure

 The fallout from California’s Proposition 47 is now stretching beyond the State’s borders.  Clark County Sheriff, Joe Lombardo, believes that the recent increase in violent crime in Las Vegas may have a direct correlation to the depopulation of California jails under Proposition 47.  According to the Metro Police Sheriff, he has had a notable increase …

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