“Don’t California My Arizona!”

County Attorney Polk has closely watched the decay of quality of life in California and the rise of drug use and homelessness. Much of that decline is attributable to liberal policies that defelonize drug use, release serious felony offenders early from prison to alleviate crowding, lower penalties for shoplifting and theft, provide needle exchange and “safe haven” drug use centers, and eliminate the leverage of the criminal justice system to encourage treatment for mental illness and substance abuse. Research shows that when communities ignore low level crime, the area becomes a haven for more criminal activity. The same liberal groups that are responsible for destroying California are actively promoting their policies in Arizona. County Attorney Polk is a leading voice in our State against such policies, working hard to preserve our quality of life. As Polk warns: “Don’t California My Arizona!”