Hillary Clinton
Democrat

Hillary Clinton's policies onCrime

General
1 Apply the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 retroactively to allow current nonviolent prisoners to seek fairer sentences 0
2 Grant additional discretion to judges in applying mandatory minimum sentences 0
3 End the privatization of prisons 0
4 Promote successful re-entry by formerly incarcerated individuals 0
5 Support legislation to restore voting rights to individuals who have served their sentences 0
Campus Sexual Assault
6 Ensure that every campus offers survivors the support they need 0
7 Ensure a fair process for all involved 0
8 Redouble our prevention efforts and start them earlier 0
Drugs
9 Reduce mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses by cutting them in half 0
10 Eliminate the sentencing disparity for crack and powder cocaine so that equal amounts of crack and powder cocaine carry equal sentences 0
11 Reform the “strike” system to focus on violent crime 0
12 Focus federal enforcement resources on violent crime, not marijuana possession 0
13 Allow states that have enacted marijuana laws to act as laboratories of democracy 0
14 Reschedule marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule II substance 0
15 Prioritize treatment and rehabilitation, rather than incarceration, for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders 0
16 Empower communities to implement preventive programming for adolescents about drug use and addiction 0
17 Ensuring that anyone who needs it has access to continuing support and treatment 0
18 Ensures that all first responders have access to naloxone, which can prevent opioid overdoses from becoming fatal 0
19 Require licensed prescribers to meet requirements for a minimum amount of training 0
20 Increase the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant 0
21 Remove obstacles to reimbursement and helping integrate care for addiction into standard practice 0
22 Direct the attorney general to issue guidance on prioritizing treatment over imprisonment for nonviolent, low-level drug offenders 0
23 Ensure federal insurance parity laws are enforced 0
Guns
24 Comprehensive federal background check legislation 0
25 Close the Charleston Loophole that allows a gun sale to proceed without a completed background check 0
26 Tighten the gun show and Internet sales loophole 0
27 Repeal the gun industry’s unique immunity protection 0
28 Revoke the licenses of bad-actor dealers 0
29 Support legislation to stop domestic abusers from buying and possessing guns 0
30 Make straw purchasing a federal crime 0
31 Close loopholes that let persons suffering from severe mental illness purchase and possess guns 0
32 Ban military-style weapons 0
33 Take on the gun lobby 0
34 Keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers, other violent criminals, and the severely mentally ill 0
Policing
35 Work to strengthen bonds of trust between communities and police 0
36 Make new investments to support state-of-the-art law enforcement training programs 0
37 Strengthen the U.S. Department of Justice’s pattern or practice unit by increasing resources 0
38 Double funding for the U.S. Department of Justice “Collaborative Reform” program 0
39 Provide federal matching funds to make body cameras available to every police officer 0
40 Promote oversight and accountability in use of controlled equipment 0
41 Collect and report national data on policing to inform policing strategies and provide greater transparency and accountability 0
42 Create national guidelines for use of force 0
Racial Justice
43 Support legislation to end racial profiling by federal, state, and local law enforcement officials 0