Release | Press Release | October 27, 2023

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Joins Law Enforcement Organization To Steer Kids Away From Crime

October 17, 2023

Washington, DC – This month, Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes became a member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, an anti-crime organization of over 5,000 law enforcement leaders, including 12 attorneys general nationwide and more than 50 chiefs of police, sheriffs, and prosecutors in Arizona. For over 25 years, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids members have spoken out in support of strategies proven to reduce crime by preparing kids for successful lives.

“As the first mother to be elected Attorney General in Arizona, I am proud to support investments in programs that give children the right start in life,” said Attorney General Mayes. “I joined Fight Crime: Invest in Kids because they advocate for the foundational tools and resources kids need to succeed and stay out of the criminal justice system.”

Joshua Spaulding, National Director of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, said, “I am thrilled to have Attorney General Mayes join Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. She’s adding her powerful voice to the thousands of law enforcement leaders who know firsthand that the best way to keep our communities safe is to ensure the next generation grows up to be healthy, well-educated and ready for productive lives. Her leadership will ensure more Arizona children are on the path to success.”


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