Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares is now leading a nationwide effort to defeat radical, soft-on-crime prosecutors like Fairfax County’s Steve Descano. “Eliminating criminal justice is not criminal justice reform,” Miyares tweeted in late March. “Honored to serve as Chairman of Protecting Americans Action Fund, a new group standing up to left wing liberal prosecutors who refuse to enforce the law & prioritize public safety.”
On Tuesday, San Francisco voters ousted leftist District Attorney Chesa Boudin amid concerns over rising burglaries and homicides.
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Winsome Sears joined Fox & Friends on Saturday, to discuss the urgent need to harden security at K-12 schools — and to start getting serious about the root causes of violence in our nation.
“What we do need are school resource officers,” Sears told Fox & Friends. “Let’s stop making this political.”
The Bill of Rights is not the problem, Sears reminded viewers. “We have fathers who aren’t home. We have emasculated our men.”
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares is blasting Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney Steve Descano’s “criminal first, victim last” record. On Wednesday’s O’Connor & Company radio show, Miyares called Descano a “hopelessly naive,” “wannabe prosecutor” who is “failing” to do his job.
The attorney general’s blistering comments followed Tuesday’s arrest of Gerald Brevard, who is alleged to have shot a number of homeless men in DC and New York.
Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced his administration is seeking applications for individuals to participate on the Commission on Human Trafficking Prevention and Survivor Support.
“My administration is committed to ending the scourge of human trafficking in Virginia, which is why I signed Executive Order Number Seven to establish this Commission on my first day in Office. I look forward to reviewing the recommendations from the Commission as we work to make Virginia safer,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin.
Today, Virginians for Safe Communities (VSC) joined with notable concerned citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia to ask the Virginia State Bar to launch an inquiry into serious and recurring instances of misconduct by the office of the Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney, Steve Descano.
The Virginia Police Benevolent Association (VAPBA) today announced its endorsement of Glenn Youngkin for governor, citing the Republican nominee’s commitment to prioritizing public safety and supporting law enforcement across the Commonwealth. Youngkin sat down with VAPBA representatives in Richmond last week to discuss pressing issues facing Virginia.
Terry McAuliffe will make Virginia less safe.
He did it once when his hand-picked parole board members let violent criminals back on our streets and when he oversaw a 43% increase in Virginia’s murder rate, and now the murder rate in Virginia is the highest in 20 years.
And now he’s snubbed a major partner in tackling Virginia’s crime problem by skipping a meeting with the Virginia Police Benevolent Association.
Looking for a major cause of the spike in crime in our nation’s cities? Look no further than the devastating impacts Democrats’ defund the police efforts have had on officer morale. “Morale is as bad as it has ever been before. We’re dealing with rioting at a level and a sustained violence that we’ve never seen before. We’re looking at the most catastrophic staffing levels we’ve ever seen,“ says Portland Police Association Executive Director Daryl Turner.
Dozens of citizens rallied in support of local police on Saturday, May 22. Several candidates for office were in attendance, including Matt Lang, Kenny Meteiver, and Gary Pan.
The rally, organized by Stand Up Virginia and BLEXIT VA, featured dynamic speakers who stressed the importance of law and order.
Undermining law enforcement puts everyone at risk, Fairfax City Councilman Sang Yi warned.
On January 26, 2021, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the Trust Policy which will prohibit the county’s law enforcement personnel from cooperating with federal immigration agents. All nine Democrat supervisors voted in favor of the new policy, while the lone Republican supervisor opposed it. The intended purpose of this policy is to reduce fears of being deported among individuals residing in Fairfax County illegally when they seek public assistance.