CVU News

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:49am
CJLF Criminal Justice Legal Foundation 14-10 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2014 Michael Rushford, President (916) 446-0345   PROPOSITION 47 ENCOURAGES CRIMINALS TO STEAL GUNS A Sacramento-based victims’ group announced today that Californians who vote for... read more
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:47pm
Retired San Francisco Police Officer Rene LaPrevotte summed up his thoughts on Proposition 47 in an email he sent out Tuesday afternoon. We at Crime Victims United feel that he brought up some very good points to consider before election day on Tuesday. He said: California is again rushing... read more
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:14am
Photo: Harriet Salarno and Amy Lobenberg at Rio Americano High School Crime Victims United President Harriet Salarno, her assistant Robyn White and CVU social media manager Amy Lobenberg visited Rio Americano High School in Sacramento Friday to speak to students about the dangers of Proposition... read more
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:33pm
          From left: Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff Detective Mike Davis lost their lives on Friday while protecting and serving their Sacramento and Placer County communities.     Anthony Holmes was critically... read more
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:11pm
In an ad endorsing Proposition 47, The California Endowment claims that the state of California spends $62,300 a year on one inmate while only spending $9,100 a year on a K-12 student. However, according to our 2014 State Budget Expenditure Chart, 35 percent of the general fund is reserved for... read more
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:32pm
Attorney General Kamala Harris has recently come forward with her own definition of recidivism that conflicts with the definition put forward by the Board of State and Community Corrections. In his article in the Sacramento Bee reporter Dan Walters said, "Lawmakers have demanded a statewide... read more
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:25pm
The No on Prop 47 team, which includes Crime Victims United, won a major victory Wednesday in the fight against the heavily flawed Proposition 47. United States Senator and member of the Democratic party, Dianne Feinstein, came out against Proposition 47 in a column featured in the Los Angeles... read more
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:39am
Sacramento Bee writer Dan Morain brings up an excellent point in his Sunday editorial that we here at Crime Victims United have been questioning since the announcement of Proposition 47. With about three weeks left before voters head to the polls the same question remains: where exactly is the... read more
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:41am
The National Association of Drug Courts Professionals issued a statement in opposition of California’s Proposition 47 ballot measure.   "On behalf of the 28,000 Drug Court professionals in over 2,800 operational Drug Court programs nationwide and specifically, the 226 California... read more
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:35am
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