SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Crime survivors at the California State Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday were calling for more resources for criminal justice.
The group Crime Survivors For Safety and Justice held a rally demanding the state invest in crime prevention and helping crime victims heal.READ MORE: Stagg High Stabbing Suspect Anthony Gray Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation
“We want the state to recognize and invest in community-led prevention, intervention, rehabilitation. Let’s deal with the root of the problem and interrupt the cycle before it begins,” said Tinisch Hollins, the executive director for the group.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
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A Senate bill would give guidance and resources to law enforcement to both prevent crime and help the victims recover.