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Heidi Heitkamp on Crime

 

 


Give civil authorities power to put away sexual predators

Heidi proposed changing the law to authorize civil commitment of sexual predators, and she testified before members of the Legislature, trying to make them understand. Since the law passed, more than 80 sex offenders have been committed to the state hospital, and there are 54 offenders undergoing treatment at the facility, off the streets and safely locked away from schools, playgrounds and neighborhoods.
Source: 2012 Senate campaign website heidifornorthdakota.com "About" , Apr 8, 2012

Rated 91% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance.

Heitkamp scores 91% by the NAPO on crime & police issues

Ratings by the National Association of Police Organizations indicate support or opposition to issues of importance to police and crime. The organization's self-description: "The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police units and associations from across the United States. NAPO was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America's law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action, and education.

"Increasingly, the rights and interests of law enforcement officers have been the subject of legislative, executive, and judicial action in the nationís capital. NAPO works to influence the course of national affairs where law enforcement interests are concerned. The following list includes examples of NAPOís accomplishments:

VoteMatch scoring for the NAPO ratings is as follows:

Source: NAPO ratings on Congress and politicians 2014_NAPO on Dec 31, 2014

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