Homeless Crisis Gets Attention In San Diego City Attorney Race

By November 18, 2015In The News

San Diego’s homeless crisis has become a growing priority on the local political scene, and now it’s finding a big niche in the race for city attorney.

“Make no mistake, we are not going to incarcerate our way out of this problem — that’s not the goal, that cannot work,” says Deputy District Atty. Robert Hickey.

“But what we can do is create that incentive for people who have drug abuse needs, mental health needs when they touch the criminal justice system, to get them into the right programs.”

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