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Corky Messner on Crime

 

 


We need law and order; get bad cops out of the system

Q: Restrict police use of force and increase public oversight?

Corky Messner: No. "We need law and order." Reform law enforcement "to the extent that bad cops are out of the system" and have "better training . to de-escalate problems."

Jeanne Shaheen: Yes. Ban choke holds; address police reform at its core; "compromise between people who want to totally redefine it and those who don't want to change it at all."

Source: CampusElect survey of 2020 New Hampshire Senate race , Sep 30, 2020

Criminal investigation requested of Messner Foundation

A former chief justice of the Colorado Supreme Court has requested a criminal investigation into a charitable foundation run by Messner. The letter accuses Messner of running a fraudulent foundation purported to help low-income college students. It was spurred by a Washington Post article describing how the Foundation awarded just one scholarship in its first 10 years.

Messner's campaign says the scholarship program did not begin until 2016 and that a second student recently was awarded funds.

Source: National Public Radio on 2020 New Hampshire Senate race , Aug 12, 2020

Arrested for DUI in 1995, pled guilty to lesser charge

According to Colorado court documents, Messner was arrested on Oct. 28, 1995, on driving under the influence and reckless driving charges as well as a failure to drive within marked lanes violation in Boulder, CO. Messner later pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on June 18, 1996, received a 12-month suspended sentence and fines. Messner, in a statement, said the incident was a mistake but one he learned from.
Source: The Concord Patch on 2020 New Hampshire Senate race , Jun 19, 2020

Support law enforcement, according to CC survey.

Messner opposes the Christian Coalition survey question on defunding the police

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Defunding Law Enforcement Agencies at the Federal, State, and Local Level ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-9A on Sep 10, 2020

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