• How few crimes are ever solved by the police and prosecuted by the DA.
•How little prison time convicted criminals really serve for felony crimes in California and around the
• Whether career criminals really suffer from low self-esteem.
• How the criminal justice system really works.
• Illegal aliens convicted in this country of child molestation, and other serious felonies, are often released
from our prisons and jails back into our communities instead of being deported.
• About 630,000 illegal aliens enter our nation’s jails and prisons each year for crimes committed in this
• For thirteen years in California (1965-1978), the state paid the counties $4,000 for each convicted felon
who was not sentenced to state prison.
• About one-third of those arrested for felony crimes in Los Angeles County are not prosecuted by the DA.
• Between 1960 and 2002, there were an estimated 200,000 unsolved murders in this country, and
the number of unsolved murders, nationally, grows by about 6,000 each year.
• In the first ten years of the Three-Strikes law (1994–2004), California’s crime rate fell 45%, the steepest
decline in crime rates in the nation for that period.
• More people have been murdered in this country between 1960 and 2003 than all the Americans killed in
World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
• If a Mexican national, illegally in the U.S., commits murder in the U.S. and flees to Mexico, the Mexican
government has, for many years, refused to send him back to the U.S. to face trial if the accused murderer
could face either the death penalty or life in prison.
• About 90% of all defendants charged with felony crimes in Los Angeles County plead guilty, and only
about 2% of defendants ask for a jury trial.
• In California, a conviction for soliciting someone’s murder is not a strike under the Three Strikes law,
because this crime is not designated as either a “serious” or “violent” felony.
There will always be “plea bargaining” in big cities regardless of what any candidate for district attorney
promises the public.
• That because of affirmative action quotas, the Los Angeles Police Department hired a person to be a
police officer who they knew had been arrested five times for felony crimes, and had been convicted of
attempted burglary. The city later paid $1.7 million to people victimized by this officer.