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Conservative criminal justice reforms that enhance public safety, reduce recidivism, and saves taxpayer dollars. Our mission is to promote policies that prioritize individual liberty, limited government intervention, and personal responsibility while holding offenders accountable. We believe in second chances and seek to strengthen communities through evidence-based practices.

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Scott Peyton

Regional Director and Louisiana & Mississippi State Director for Right On Crime

Peyton has over 12 years of work experience with the State of Louisiana: first as a child welfare specialist, then as a juvenile probation and parole officer. Prior to joining Right on Crime, he worked in adult probation and parole as a specialist supervising violent offender caseloads. Peyton has spent time as both a volunteer and reserve deputy sheriff, as well as providing as-needed support to Elayn Hunt Correctional Center working as a correctional officer. As a former instructor with Peace Officer Standards and Training certification, he taught at the Probation and Parole Police Academy. Peyton has witnessed firsthand the need for criminal justice reform, the impacts of rehabilitation and re-entry programs, and the inner workings of the Louisiana Probation and Parole system.

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“Louisianians deserve a cost-effective criminal justice system that ensures public safety, restores victims, reforms offenders, and recognizes hope and redemption.”