“We could have gotten some right-wing person appointed who wouldn’t want to reach out to our community. But we got a miracle.”
Jesse Garcia, president of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, about the appointment of Jamie Cortes to replace Mike Dupree as Precinct 5 constable
“We may not be there every day, but it’s a roll of the dice. Anyone who frequents any one of these locations should be keenly aware that police are making arrests.”
Dallas Deputy Police Chief Julian Bernal about vice squad operations in popular “cruising” areas
“I want to make sure everything is taken care of properly in our court.”
Justice of the Peace Luis Sepulveda about his decision to re-examine a verdict and dismiss the case
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, July 13, 2007.