Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

Commercial burglaries in California has reached its highest level since 2008, and the commercial robberies, where criminals are using force, are at the highest level since 2014, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. Commercial burglaries went up in 14 of California’s largest 15 counties between 2019 and 2022, with Orange County seeing a 54% jump in these crimes. Orange County District

Attorney Todd Spitzer shared those troubling new statistics regarding the rash of robberies and burglaries across California on KFI’s John and Ken show yesterday. Criminals are getting all the help they need from the California legislature to make these crimes as profitable as possible with little risk of getting caught.

On top of that, Governor Newsom is flooding California courts with new judicial appointments. Guess who he’s selecting? Former public defenders – who now as judges get to decide whether criminals should get a break. District Attorney Spitzer said he won’t tolerate lawlessness in Orange County and is seeking the maximum sentence for criminals who commit smash and grab robberies that terrorize residents and employees. Listen to the full interview below.



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One thought on “Is crime going up in CA because Gov. Newsom keeps promoting public defenders into judges?”
  1. My God, this makes sense. Public Defenders would give lesser sentences (sympathy) but you brightest lawyers are NOT public defenders. Two reasons why crime is so high in California.

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