Adam Edelen on Crime
Police departments should reflect diversity of community
La Casita, a Latinx activist group, hosting a bilingual forum for the governor's race, brought up the issue of racial profiling, or "driving while brown," and asked the candidates what they would do to combat racial profiling within the Kentucky State
Edelen said the issue stems from police departments that don't reflect the diversity of the communities they represent. He said if elected, he'd work to encourage young people of color to consider a career in law enforcement.
Source: Insider Louisville blog on 2019 Kentucky governor's race
, Apr 26, 2019
Investigate the number of untested sexual assault kits
HISTORIC RAPE KIT INVESTIGATION: In April, Adam announced the launch of an historic investigation into the number of untested sexual assault kits in the Commonwealth of Kentucky,
and in doing so further illustrated that his 2011 promise of being an Auditor of, by, and for the people was not campaign conjecture--it was the truth.
Source: 2015 Kentucky campaign website Adam Edelen for Auditor
, Nov 1, 2015
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