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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
March 7, 2017 Letter to John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States, James Comey, FBI Director - Address Threats to Jewish Institutions Across the Country
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KPMG U.S. - Failure to Identify Illegal Activity
Sept. 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Demanding Answers from DHS on Use of Private Prisons
Sept. 22, 2016 Letter to Tom Perez and David Weil, Secretary of the Department of Labor and Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division respectively - Requesting Further Investigation into the Working Conditions of Wells Fargo Bank
Aug. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - DHS Private Prison Use
Aug. 18, 2016 Grijalva, Sanders Respond to DOJ Announcement Ending Reliance on Private Prisons
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education
July 26, 2016 NBC News " Meet The Press" - Transcript: Black Lives Matter
July 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University
July 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice - Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
June 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Investigation into Potential Illegal Activity Leading to Puerto Rico Debt Crisis
May 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. - Sanders, Whitehouse, Warren, Merkley Slam GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation
April 14, 2016 CNN - Full transcript: CNN Democratic Debate
March 17, 2016 Letter to Cochran, Blunt, Mikulski, and Murray - Call for New Resources to Combat Sexual Assaults on College Campuses
Feb. 11, 2016 Sanders, Grijalva Demand Accountability for Immigration Enforcement Program
Jan. 25, 2016 Sanders Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Texas
Jan. 16, 2016 The Fourth Democratic Debate
Jan. 12, 2016 Issue Position: Racial Justice
Jan. 5, 2016 Sanders: Wall Street Will Play by the Rules if I'm President
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Empowering Tribal Nations
Dec. 22, 2015 Sanders Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Sandra Bland Case
Dec. 4, 2015 Sanders Statement on Chicago Police Department
Nov. 28, 2015 Sanders Statement on Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting
Nov. 25, 2015 Sanders Statement on Laquan McDonald
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Protect Inmates From Predatory Practices With Prepaid Prison "Release' Cards
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Oct. 30, 2015 Sanders Statement on Criminal Justice Reform
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - End Exorbitant Phone Rates for Prison Inmates and Their Families
Oct. 13, 2015 CNN Democratic Party Presidential Debate
Oct. 5, 2015 Sanders "Appalled' by Mass-Shootings
Sept. 19, 2015 Remarks at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention
Sept. 17, 2015 Sanders, House Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Private Prisons
Sept. 9, 2015 Sanders: Our Criminal Justice System is Broken, Ending Private Prisons is a Good First Step Forward
Aug. 28, 2015 Remarks at the Democratic National Committee
Aug. 22, 2015 Sanders in North Charleston Caps South Carolina Tour
Aug. 21, 2015 Big Crowds Turn Out for Sanders in South Carolina
Aug. 17, 2015 Chicago Feels the Bern, Sanders Meets with Rev. Jackson
Aug. 9, 2015 "Bringing People Together,' is Campaign's Core, Sanders Tells Another Record Rally
Aug. 8, 2015 Sanders Statement on Slain Vermont Social Worker
Aug. 8, 2015 Sanders Statement on Seattle Protesters
July 31, 2015 Remarks by Senator Sanders to the National Urban League
July 22, 2015 Sandra Bland Arrest was "Painful and Dreadful,' Sanders Says
July 22, 2015 MSNBC "The Ed Show"- Transcript: Black Lives Matter
July 21, 2015 "Totally Outrageous,' Sanders Says of Texas Police Video
July 16, 2015 Jobs Not Jails
July 16, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
July 16, 2015 Youth Unemployment is a National Disgrace
July 15, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - International Human Trafficking
June 22, 2015 Tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina
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