Query of the Week

Posted on 19 Jul 2007 at 8:28pm

Do you believe that posting offenders’ names and photos on police Web sites deters minor crimes?

“No. I think it’s a violation of civil rights”

Daryl Blackburn
Actor

“Pictures don’t change the fact… it won’t change you. It’s just embarrassing.”

Jason Napolitan
Market Manager

“I don’t think it would stop people from committing crimes. The thought of getting arrested should be enough.”

Saimabu Jobe
Student

“No. Felonies are definitely crimes that need to be posted online, not misdemeanors.”

Calvin Melick
Self-Employed

“I think people are going to do what they’re going to do. I don’t think posting their pictures online would make a difference.”

Tom Cacciotti
Real estate agent

Have a suggestion for a question you’d like us to ask? E-mail it to Lacey Brutschy at lbrutsch@smu.edu.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 13, 2007

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