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John Edward Walsh on Crime

 

 


First state to prohibit warrantless cell phone tracking

We know how important it is to protect our civil liberties and freedoms from the federal government. While it is imperative that we maintain our national security, we cannot do so at the expense of the freedoms that we hold dear, including our right to privacy.

I'm proud to have worked on passing a law requiring state and local governments to get warrants before accessing personal cell phone data--becoming the first state in history to prohibit warrantless cell phone tracking.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, JohnWalsh2014.com, "Issues" , Feb 10, 2014

Rated 100% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance.

Walsh scores 100% 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 nation�s capital. NAPO works to influence the course of national affairs where law enforcement interests are concerned. The following list includes examples of NAPO�s 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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