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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: James 'Rick' Richard Perry
Office: Governor (TX), Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2000
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anita; 2 Children: Griffin, Sydney
Birth Date: 03/04/1950
Birth Place: Paint Creek, TX
Home City: Austin, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 2, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Ft. Hood Shooting
April 2, 2014 Gov. Perry Recognized by NADCP for Successful Specialty Court Program in Texas
Feb. 27, 2014 Gov. Perry Declares February 27 Texas Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Feb. 10, 2014 ICYMI: Gov. Perry Participates in Criminal Justice Panel at World Economic Forum
Aug. 23, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hasan Verdict
June 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Calls Special Session to Begin July 1
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3085
June 11, 2013 Gov. Perry Adds Two Issues to Special Session Call
May 16, 2013 Gov. Perry Signs Senate Bill 1611, The Michael Morton Act
May 13, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on the Kermit Gosnell Verdict
April 18, 2013 Gov. Perry Provides Update on State Response to Tragedy in West
April 5, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Guns and Immigration
March 14, 2013 FOX "Your World with Cavuto" Transcript - Immigration and Budget
March 5, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Immigration and Spending
March 4, 2013 Letter to Director of ICE John T. Morton - Release of Detained Immigrants
Jan. 16, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama's Executive Actions
Dec. 21, 2012 Gov. Perry Grants Clemency to Fourteen
Dec. 14, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding Connecticut School Shooting
Dec. 14, 2012 Gov. Perry Calls on Texas School Districts to Review Emergency Operation Plans
June 20, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama's Decision to Exert Executive Privilege in "Fast and Furious" Case
May 8, 2012 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
May 2, 2012 Governor Perry Gives Remarks at the Annual Texas Prayer Breakfast
Jan. 26, 2012 Gov. Perry Announces Increased Reward Funding for Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders Program
Nov. 28, 2011 Citing Strong Criminal Justice and Border Security Record, Sheriff Joe Arpaio Endorses Gov. Rick Perry for President
Nov. 22, 2011 CNN "CNN National Security Debate" - Transcript
Nov. 21, 2011 The Washington Times - Perry: Eric Holder Must Go
Nov. 15, 2011 Text of Gov. Perry's Uproot and Overhaul Washington Speech
Sept. 11, 2011 Gov. Perry: Images of September 11th are Forever in Our Minds
Aug. 31, 2011 Gov. Perry: New Laws Further Strengthen Texas' Robust Economy
July 18, 2011 Gov. Perry Speaks at Texas Municipal Police Association's Annual Conference
June 7, 2011 Gov. Perry Adds Sanctuary Cities to Special Session Call
June 1, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Big Bend Law Enforcement Memorial
May 25, 2011 Gov. Perry: Human Trafficking Legislation Speaks for the Voiceless
May 13, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of House Bill 3000
May 10, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on House Passage of House Bill 12
May 4, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run Send Off
April 28, 2011 Gov. Perry: Planning and Learning from Experiences Helps Texas Prepare for Future Disasters
April 7, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Passage of Senate Bill 24
March 24, 2011 Gov. Perry: We Must Ensure More Victims Don't Fall Into the Trap of Human Trafficking
March 22, 2011 Gov. Perry: We Must Ensure More Victims Don't Fall Into the Trap of Human Trafficking
March 3, 2011 Gov. Perry: Strong Families and Small Businesses Keep Texas on the Right Track
Jan. 27, 2011 Gov. Perry: We Will Strengthen the Principles that Have Energized Our Economy
Dec. 20, 2010 Gov. Perry Grants Clemency to Eight
Dec. 2, 2010 Gov. Perry Presents Honorary Texas Ranger Designations to Chuck Norris and Aaron Norris
Nov. 5, 2010 Gov. Perry: Strong Laws, Victim Support Essential to Fighting Sexual Assault
Nov. 5, 2010 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Anniversary of the Fort Hood Attacks
Oct. 26, 2010 Gov. Perry: Strong Laws, Victim Support Essential to Fighting Sexual Assault
Oct. 25, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces Capture of Another Top 10 Fugitive
Oct. 21, 2010 Houston Police Retired Officers Association Endorses Gov. Perry for Re-Election
Oct. 11, 2010 Gov. Perry: Sound Policies Keep Texas' Jobs and Economy on Top
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