Issues

As State's Attorney, Paul's focus will be on building a safer Winnebago County, and he knows what is working, and where improvements can be made.

Criminal Justice Reform

  • Expand successful, progressive crime-reduction programs
  • Explore community partnerships for deferred prosecution initiatives
  • Present measurable sentencing recommendations, addressing both the crime and its roots, for trackable course correction
  • Increase use of proven, community-based strategies that reduce recidivism, which makes our county safer.

Domestic Violence

  • Improve efficiency in the criminal justice system to ensure prompt, respectful case handling
  • Work seamlessly with Family Peace Center organizations to provide survivors & families with needed services
  • Help de-stigmatize domestic violence cases to increase public awareness and support
  • Improve prompt, respectful, trauma-informed case handling, working closely with community resources.

Team Development

  • Retain skilled prosecutors by ensuring they have the time, resources, & support needed
  • Revise recruitment to attract diverse, high caliber prosecutor candidates
  • Continue successful efforts to attract experienced prosecutors to our office County Leadership
  • Expand community relationships to improve public safety
  • Lead in conflict resolution for harmony among elected county officials
  • Provide complete legal counsel to eliminate unnecessary lawsuits involving Winnebago County

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Contact

Call : 8152181618

paulcarpenter2020@gmail.com

Rockford, IL, 61110, United State