More serious crime breeds and multiplies something like bacteria in an untreated wound when petty offenses are ignored.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputies spoke out against Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, who accuses them of racial profiling. The deputies say they are the second line of defense (after the border agents) against the crimes of illegal immigrants arriving in Arizona.
There was a time when gang officers were making real progress toward restraining the growth of gangs. Unfortunately, these officers were undercut by budgetary constraints, their own administrators, the whims of politicians, and ironically their own success.
Christian Science Monitor reports that the sheriff of Davidson County,
Tenn. (Nashville) has been directed to release illegal aliens detained
on “minor” charges on their own recognizance. This is a repeat of the disastrous “catch and release”
immigration enforcement concept where