FOCUS ON SOARING VIOLENT CRIME AND STOP WASTING RESOURCES ON PETTY OFFENSES
- Since 2012, murders have increased over 121%, sexual assaults by 76%, and robberies by 27%. Violent crime is soaring in St. Louis County. The current administration's plan for prosecuting violent crime is not working. Meanwhile they continue to expend too many resources prosecuting minor property and non-violent drug offenses. Wesley will make better use of existing diversionary programs to free up resources, allowing courts to focus on violent offenders who are making the community less safe.
EMPLOY A DATA DRIVEN PROSECUTION STRATEGY
- Wesley will develop and implement data-driven prosecution strategies to create effective, proactive, and fair solutions that improve public safety. He will use incarceration effectively to remove violent offenders from the community and make our community safer.
- Smart Prosecution through crime analysis, community partnerships, strategic diversionary programs, holistic approaches, and a focus on violent offenders.