Paul Heaton

University of Pennsylvania Website

Paul Heaton is Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Academic Director of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Voting History

Policing and public safety

Increasing police budgets will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
No Opinion 10
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 7
Comments

Can be true; much depends on how police spend the money

Increasing social service budgets (e.g. housing, health, education) will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
Agree 8
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 8
Comments

Probably true, but it depends on how money is spent

Increasing accountability for police misconduct will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
No Opinion 8
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 6
Comments

Unclear; greater accountability might affect recruiting in unpredictable ways