Most of my job is not political or even very theoretical. At the municipal level, you want us to help make day-to-day government work. You want us to help make sure potholes are filled, garbage is picked up, and that we’re all kept as safe as possible.
With respect to public safety you should know that Austin is one of the safest cities in the country. One of the big reasons we’re safe is because the people in our community trust our public safety officers: our police and our sheriff’s department. That trust is exhibited when everyone who is being victimized in our city feels comfortable seeking law enforcement protection.