Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A version of this article appeared in the Arizona Republic on November 27, 2017 Prosecutor: Why Arizona still needs the death penalty Opinion, Bill Montgomery https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2017/11/27/arizona-still-needs-death-penalty-prosecutor-says/886364001/ In a coordinated campaign, death penalty opponents submitted nearly identical editorials in major publications across the US seeking to persuade […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The following article by County Attorney Bill Montgomery appeared in The Hill on November 15, 2017 http://thehill.com/opinion/criminal-justice/360520-we-have-no-standard-for-measuring-recidivism In recent years, federal legislation aimed at reforming the criminal justice system, such as the Sentencing Reform Act and Corrections Act, has not passed Congress despite having bipartisan support. […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Bill Montgomery, Guest Contributor Note: This article originally appeared in The Hill July 14, 2017 http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/crime/342091-congress-should-just-say-no-to-rohrabacher-blumenauer-amendment The federal government once took a stand against illegal drugs and even condemned their harmful effects in the 1980s. They urged the public to “just say no” to drug use and […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 17 Counts of Sex Trafficking: 196 Years in Prison January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and to illustrate the seriousness of these crimes, and the penalties they carry, we’d like to highlight a recent prosecution. Leon Jerome Daniels (03/24/1987) was sentenced on July 1, 2016 for […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Arizona is actively fighting to rescue and protect victims and put the perpetrators behind bars. In April 2013, Arizona’s Human Trafficking Task Force was created by then-Governor Jan Brewer in an effort to discover incidents of human trafficking, identify […]