Duval County Democrats support a strong and accessible civil justice system to defend the public and vindicate the rights of all of our citizens equally. We refuse to accept the deep, lingering foundations of unfairness in our criminal justice system and will fight to reform it through political and systematic change.
We will fight to allocate more funding to mental health services, crime prevention programs, and legal aid to help those in crisis, as well as other restorative justice initiatives. In addition to supporting efforts to protect the vulnerable from violence, to demilitarize our police and prisons, increased background checks for firearms, and decriminalize the possession of Marijuana.
To create safer streets for all neighborhoods, Duval Democrats will: