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Greens policies on criminal issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Canadian voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Parole Hearings

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years?

  Public statementsYes, and we should provide more rehabilitation programs for prisoners


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Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Party’s support baseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis