Mike believes our criminal justice system should be transformed to address the implicit biases that lead to unfair treatment as well as failure to help non-violent first time offenders return to law abiding, productive place in our society.
Mike priorities will include:
- Support of proposals to reduce unwarranted incarceration and ensure justice is served for the most vulnerable in our society, particularly people with mental illness and intellectual or developmental disabilities.
- Support programs that provide training of law enforcement, legal professionals and victim service professionals to address barriers to justice for impacted individuals.
- Supporting practical rehabilitation solutions.
- Focusing on crime reduction as the necessary response to Texas’ expanding prison industrial complex.
Mike will fight for these and other reforms to ensure our criminal justice system effective, fair, and helps people get back on their feet.