Geneviéve Jones-Wright, a Democrat and public defender running for district attorney, joined the podcast this week to discuss her reform-minded campaign.
She said the district attorney’s office needs to shift from its tough-on-crime mindset and instead spend some resources on building community trust and preventing crime.
“The district attorney’s office should be looking at other ways to address public safety,” she said. “I think that when you’re constantly focusing on convictions, you don’t have the right focus.”
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