California Governor Newsom presents plan to reduce crime in state
California Governor Gavin Newsom this week unveiled an enhanced public safety plan that aims to fight and prevent crime statewide.
The Real Public Safety Plan, working with local law enforcement, focuses on improving law enforcement response, ensuring prosecutors hold perpetrators accountable, and removing weapons and street drugs.
“We are doubling our investments in public safety and our partnerships with law enforcement officials from top to bottom of the state to ensure Californians and small businesses feel safe in their communities – a basic need that we all share, ”Governor Gavin Newsom said. “Through solid new investments and continued coordination with local agencies, this plan will strengthen our prevention, deterrence and enforcement efforts to aggressively tackle crime, hold bad actors to account, and protect Californians.” of the devastating epidemic of gun violence. ”
The scope of the plan includes a permanent California highway patrol law enforcement unit; the funding of a robbery team organized by the Attorney General’s office to prosecute interjurisdictional crimes related to theft; the largest arms buyback program in the country; and grants for local law enforcement, prosecutors and small businesses victims of retail theft.
“Every family in every neighborhood in California deserves to feel safe and secure when they live, work and play in their community,” said California Attorney General Rob Bonta. “That’s the goal of the Real Public Safety Plan – to keep Californians safe by doubling down and allocating additional resources to fight and prevent crime. My office is proud to partner with the Governor in this effort and build on our existing work to tackle retail organized crime, dismantle gangs, defend our common sense gun laws and hold those who commit responsible crimes. “