Cities Paying Violent Gangs Millions To ‘Not Kill People’
By Roger Landry (TLB)
Someone please tell me I read this wrong (attached article). That this is not really happening. That the liberals in this country (especially in the sanctuary cities) have now resigned themselves to bribing the most violent and evil gangs and members to not kill us …
Do they actually believe this will work in the long term …
Do criminals or violent gangs obey gun laws …
Or any laws for that matter …
IS THIS FOR REAL … ???
This government is already rewarding many of those who enter this country illegally (criminal action) with benefits that most Americans don’t qualify for to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars per year when you include cash allowance, housing, medical, food stamps, etc… Now we have several cities that feel if they offer these violent gangs such as MS13 (Many are illegals to start with) serious bribes (millions) to ‘Not Kill Us’, it will solve at least part of their problems … and there is actually evidence that this does have an impact on the gang murder rate … but for how long?
The problem with this approach is that you cant bargain with violent criminals. Sure you may see a drop in violence and murder short term as these gang members celebrate their victory over the establishment with their newly acquired income, but inevitably their true colors will show through. Protection of their territory from rival gangs, Increasing their own territory and influence, are just two major reasons why this can never be a long term solution, and is destined to blow up in the faces of those who shoulder the responsibility for their citizens safety.
Since when is it a proper or even sane course of action to bribe those who are harming society (murder) rather than taking them off the streets for good as is lawfully mandated? Bribing a violent criminal (or just about any criminal for that matter) only broadcasts your absolute failure to take preventative or corrective actions in the first place … but even more dangerous is the president you are setting, and the message you are sending to other gangs across this land.
Once you start paying people not to kill you …
You are now on a very slippery slope to disaster!
Violent, murdering, criminals cannot and never should be trusted, nor should government (local, state or national) ever acquiesce its mandate or authority for considerations. This is establishing a whole new paradigm in violent gang control … or the total lack of, and mostly to the long term benefit of said gangs …
More money to buy and sell illegal drugs.
More money to buy and sell unregistered and illegal guns.
More money to set up prostitution.
More money to facilitate any and all their illegal endeavors.
But this wont, and never can, be a successful long term solution because violent gangs and their members … will always revert back to violence … unless you are willing to pay them a lot more money, and at an ever increasing rate!
Bottom line … THE GANGS WIN BIGLY !!!
Each day I realize more that … This is no longer the country I was born in … !!!
Please continue reading the attached article relaying the account of the Sacramento City Council acquiescing to violent gang members …
Sacramento City Council Votes Unanimously To Pay Gang Members $1.5 Million To Not Kill People
By: OFFICER BLUE
Sacramento To Pay Killers
Sacramento, CA – The city of Sacramento is setting aside $1.5 million dollars of taxpayers money to pay gang members to stop killing people.
The city council unanimously approved the “Advance Peace” program in an attempt to address their ongoing problem with violent crime, according to Fox News.
The program pays gang members to graduate school and stop shooting at people. If a gang member wants to start killing people, they’ll be forfeiting their taxpayer-funded payday.
The vote had been scheduled to take place in two weeks, but Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg requested that the vote be moved up after five people were shot in a park.
“Five people were shot in Meadowview on Sunday,” Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said, according to Fox 40. “Let’s get going on doing everything we can to save innocent lives.”
The funding for the payments to the criminal gang members will come from the city’s general fund. The money will go to 50 men who are suspected of killing people, but there’s not enough evidence to prosecute them.
“Fifty is a huge number. That’s 50 shooters who have the possibility of taking a life,” Nicole Clavo said according to KCRA. “If we can reach those 50, how many lives have we changed?”
The Advance Peace program started in Richmond, CA and has been credited by some with reducing murders in the city; Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert disagrees.
“I support the gang prevention task force and the many evidence-based youth mentoring and intervention programs already in existence in the city of Sacramento. I have serious concerns with a program that is apparently based upon the payment of money to high-risk individuals in exchange for a promise not to engage in violent criminal conduct. There is insufficient evidence-based data to show this approach is effective in preventing gun violence.”
This (attached) article (Sacramento City Council Votes Unanimously To Pay Gang Members $1.5 Million To Not Kill People) was originally created and published by bluelivesmatter.blue and is republished here under “Fair Use” (see disclaimer below) with attribution to author OFFICER BLUE and bluelivesmatter.blue.
TLB: If you think the above article is a one off and this is not a concept that is gaining favor in communities plagued by gang violence … please read the two articles linked below:
About the Author: Roger Landry (TLB) spent about three decades of his adult life either in, or working for the military, with about two decades working directly for the Military Industrial Complex facilitating DOD contracts. His awakening to Political, Economic, and Health realities was less than seven short years ago. Since that time he has founded The Liberty Beacon Project (TLB) consisting of over a dozen proprietary global websites, media projects such as TLBTV, and partner websites across the planet. He contributes regularly to multiple forums both in and outside of TLB Project. Most of his work can be found on the TLB Flagship website TheLibertyBeacon.com
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