What do you see as the top three issues in this race?
Stop mass incarceration on victimless crimes
Implementing an Economic crimes unit
“We have been very successful in my 12 years as state attorney in terms of the crime-reduction rate,” Larizza said. “I want to continue that trend.”
But Dempsey sees the need for reform in the criminal-justice system. For instance, he said, Larizza’s office is too quick to seek lengthy sentences, especially for first offenders and those convicted of minor or victimless crimes, such as drug possession.