Beginning this week, the HCRP will expose Democrats' efforts to push The Bail Bamboozle.
Harris County Democrats, led by District Attorney Kim Ogg and Sheriff Ed Gonzalez have deployed lawsuits and misleading rhetoric in order to force dangerous and radical changes to Harris County's bail system. These changes, if fully implemented, would exacerbate an already dangerous situation by forcing judges to release defendants who in many cases have extensive criminal records, and who have perpetrated additional crimes almost immediately upon their release. Our judges need to have judicial discretion for pretrial release,
One of those defendants released was a looter, who was released 10 separate times this year under Harris County’s “soft on crime” reform. Prior to his arrest on August 30, the defendant had been released just days earlier on Aug 25 and 26 for other crimes he had committed.