• Priority #1 will always be keeping our families safe
    • Focus on violent crimes
  • End Kane County’s contributions to mass incarceration
    • Additional reforms to our bail system
    • Greater restraint in charging offenses
    • Increase capacity of diversion programs & increase diversion referrals
    • Place rehabilitation and reduction in repeat offenses over winning convictions
  • Protect all victims of crime including those who are undocumented and make the State’s Attorney’s Office a safe haven for victims to seek justice
  • Prioritize prevention of mass casualty attacks (school shootings, etc.)
    • Support Illinois’ “Red Flag Law”
    • Partner with school districts and local law enforcement to engage in behavioral intervention efforts
  • Institute data collection and data sharing of prosecutorial decisions
    • Work with criminal justice researchers and with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to develop plans for data collection and data analysis
    • Publicly share data and findings to identify strengths and weakness of prosecution operations
  • Increase resources for diversion and rehabilitation programs
    • Advocate for more resources for mental health and substance abuse treatment programs
    • Partner with the Kane County Sheriff in job training and re-entry program development
    • Develop a grant strategy in collaboration with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to provide short-term resources to build, execute, and evaluate evidence based and promising practice programs
  • Engage local law enforcement and communities of color to address the trust deficits by engaging in frank dialogue around real and perceived grievances by all stakeholders