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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
March 5, 2007 Perry Gives TYC Legislation Emergency Status
Feb. 13, 2007 Perry: First High-Intensity Phase of Operation Wrangler Made Texas Safer
Jan. 29, 2007 Perry Orders Creation of Criminal Justice Analysis Center
Oct. 17, 2006 Press Release - Perry: Border Security Operations Are Unparalleled Success
Aug. 22, 2006 Perry: Border Law Enforcement Actions Cut Crime Significantly
Aug. 16, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces $1.6 Million in Grants To Juvenile Offender Accountability Programs
Aug. 16, 2006 Perry: Homeland Security Grants to Focus on Technology Needs
July 27, 2006 Perry Provides Additional $3.8 Million for Border Security Operation
July 25, 2006 State-Led Security Operation Reduced Border Crime by at Least 65%
June 27, 2006 KVUE News - Some Border Countries See Dramatic Drop in Crime
June 27, 2006 Perry: Border Security Operation Reduced Crime, Shut Down Smugglers
June 22, 2006 Gov. Perry Releases $19.5 Million for Hurricane Recovery Public Safety Efforts
June 6, 2006 Perry Authorizes More Border Security Funding, Virtual Border Watch Program
June 2, 2006 Perry Signs MOU to Authorize National Guard Troops on Border
June 1, 2006 Perry Authorizes More Border Security Funding, Virtual Border Watch Program
March 9, 2006 Gov. Perry Launches $4 Million Mentoring Program for At-Risk Youth
Feb. 15, 2006 Operation Rio Grande
Feb. 9, 2006 Gov. Perry Launches State-Led Border Security Operation
Nov. 29, 2005 Proclamation - Special Election
Nov. 23, 2005 Proclamation - Certifies Constitutional Amendment Election
Nov. 2, 2005 Gov. Perry Releases Updated Homeland Security Strategic Plan
Oct. 12, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Comprehensive Border Security Plan for Texas
Sept. 28, 2005 Proclamation - To Speed Restoration of Electricity
Sept. 25, 2005 CNN "Late Edition" - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2005 Gov. Perry Provides Update on Hurricane Rita Preparations
Sept. 23, 2005 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks – Hurricane Rita Morning Briefing
Sept. 23, 2005 CNN "Larry King Live" - Transcript
July 15, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces $25.9 Million Distributed from Victims of Crime Act Funds
July 8, 2005 Gov. Perry Ceremonially Signs Law to Help Protect Peace Officer Integrity
June 17, 2005 Gov. Perry Signs Life Without Parole Bill, Also Signs Bill Changing Death Certificate on Executed Inmates
June 7, 2005 Gov. Perry Signs Reforms to Protect Vulnerable Children, Adults
May 27, 2005 Perry Announces Agreement on Protective Services Legislation
March 17, 2005 Gov. Perry Calls for Improvements in State's Hurricane Preparedness
March 14, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Creation of Criminal Justice Advisory Council
July 15, 2004 Radio Address - Fraud Prevention Initiative
Feb. 7, 2003 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry Regarding Higher Threat Level
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