Houston County Sheriff Candidates Constitutional Questionnaire

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I am Minister Daniel Louis Crumpton, author of “Then Came the Flood” (Westbow Press, 2012), contributor for THE WAR-TOWN TIMES (wartowntimes.com), ZEN in the CAR (zeninthecar.com), as well as a Caregiver for the Lawful Nationwide Medical Cannabis Collective, CannaSense Total Wellness (cannasense.com/gacannasense.com) I am a resident of Houston County and have been an activist in the community since 2008, emphasizing the importance of the Constitution and government’s role within its clear verbiage. I am sending each candidate for sheriff the following questionnaire to determine who the best candidate for said office would be, as well as share each candidate’s responses with my audience within and without the community, so the voters can be fully informed and confident their next sheriff has every honorable intention to obey the oath of office they might take in the near future. Thank you for your time and willingness for transparency. My audience and I look forward to receiving your responses, as they will be published publicly on multiple outlets.


Questions on the Supremacy of the Constitution


  1. How do you view the Constitution’s limitations on federal power in the context of being a peace officer, especially concerning the Tenth Amendment?
  2. What is your interpretation of the Second Amendment, and how would you ensure that residents’ rights to keep and bear arms are protected within your jurisdiction?
  3. How would you guarantee that your department respects individuals’ Fourth Amendment rights, particularly concerning searches and seizures?
  4. Given the advancements in technology, how would you safeguard residents’ privacy rights as outlined in the Constitution, particularly against unwarranted surveillance or data collection?
  5. How do you plan to uphold the principles of due process and fair trials as outlined in the Fifth and Sixth Amendments within your peace officer practices?
  6. What measures would you take to ensure that freedom of speech, assembly, and the right to protest are upheld and protected in your jurisdiction, in line with the First Amendment?
  7. How would you handle situations where federal law conflicts with state law, particularly regarding matters like immigration or drug enforcement, while still respecting constitutional boundaries?
  8. Concerning the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause, how do you plan to prevent racial or ethnic profiling within your department?
  9. Can you provide examples of how you’ve defended civil liberties and fundamental rights during your career as a peace officer?
  10. How would you respond to requests from other agencies or entities to compromise individuals’ rights in the name of national security or public safety, considering the Constitution’s emphasis on individual liberty?


Questions on Privatization of policing


1.How do you plan to phase out the involvement of private companies in providing peacekeeping services within your jurisdiction?

      2. What steps will you take to end the use of privately-operated prisons and bring all correctional facilities under public control?

      3. Can you outline your strategy for transitioning probation services from private companies to public agencies, ensuring accountability  and fairness in the process?

      4. How will you work to eliminate any conflicts of interest that may arise from the financial incentives of private probation companies?

      5.What specific policies will you implement to ensure that individuals under probation are not subjected to unfair fees or penalties imposed by private companies?

      6. How do you intend to protect the rights and dignity of individuals supervised by private probation companies during the transition to public probation services?

      7. What measures will you put in place to assess the performance and effectiveness of public peacekeeping and corrections services, with the aim of replacing privatized alternatives?

      8.Can you provide examples of guidelines or criteria you will use to determine when it’s appropriate to bring services back under public control?

     9. How will you address concerns about the costs and accountability associated with privatized peacekeeping, prisons, and probation, and ensure that public alternatives are more efficient and transparent?

    10. Are there specific functions or aspects of peacekeeping and corrections that you believe should never be privatized? If so, how will you ensure they remain under public control?


Questions on the Rights of Medical Cannabis Patients


  1. How do you plan to protect the rights of medical cannabis patients in your jurisdiction, ensuring they have safe and legal access to their medication?
  2. What steps will you take to ensure that medical cannabis patients are not discriminated against in employment, housing, or other areas due to their lawful use of cannabis for medical purposes?
  3. Can you outline your approach to educating peace officers and other officials about the rights of medical cannabis patients and the laws governing their use of cannabis?
  4. How will you address any barriers or challenges faced by medical cannabis patients in obtaining their medication, such as limited access to dispensaries or high costs?
  5. What measures will you implement to prevent the harassment or profiling of medical cannabis patients by peace officers or other authorities?
  6. How do you plan to engage with medical cannabis patients and advocacy groups to ensure their voices are heard and their concerns are addressed in policymaking decisions?
  7. Can you provide examples of policies or initiatives you will support to expand the availability of medical cannabis and improve patient access to different forms and strains of cannabis?
  8. What steps will you take to protect medical cannabis patients’ privacy and confidentiality, particularly in situations where their status as patients may be disclosed?
  9. How will you ensure that medical cannabis patients have access to alternative forms of medication and treatment if they choose to use cannabis as part of their healthcare regimen?
  10. Are there specific measures or protections you believe are necessary to safeguard the rights of medical cannabis patients, and if so, how will you prioritize their implementation in your jurisdiction?


Again, thank you for your time and willingness to serve our community within the confines of the Constitution. I look forward to your responses.



Minister Daniel Louis Crumpton


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Daniel Louis Crumpton, author of the groundbreaking novel "Then Came the Flood" (Westbow Press), is an enigmatic visionary, writer, and thinker whose journey through life has been a ceaseless exploration of boundless horizons. Born with an insatiable curiosity and an innate drive for understanding the intricacies of existence, Crumpton has dedicated his life to delving into the depths of various disciplines, from philosophy and spirituality to science and the arts. From an early age, Crumpton exhibited a rare talent for weaving words into profound narratives that resonate deeply with the human experience. This gift led him to pursue a path as a writer, captivating readers with his ability to distill complex concepts into eloquent prose. His works effortlessly bridge the gap between the esoteric and the tangible, inviting readers to ponder the profound questions that often lie at the heart of existence. Crumpton's literary exploration extends beyond the written word, as he is also a passionate advocate for fostering open dialogue and intellectual exchange. Through his engaging discussions and thought-provoking lectures, he has cultivated a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who are equally committed to exploring the realms of consciousness, the mysteries of the universe, and the human condition. In addition to his pursuits in writing and speaking, Crumpton's multifaceted nature is evident in his creative endeavors. Crumpton's journey has been one of continuous evolution, marked by an unyielding determination to push the boundaries of conventional thought. He challenges preconceptions and invites others to question the status quo, fostering an environment where growth and transformation thrive. His insatiable hunger for knowledge has led him to traverse diverse landscapes, from the halls of academia to the quiet contemplation of nature. As an explorer of both the outer cosmos and the inner dimensions of the mind, Daniel Louis Crumpton remains an inspiring figure whose life serves as a testament to the profound impact of unbridled curiosity, fearless inquiry, and the relentless pursuit of truth. His legacy is one that encourages us all to embrace the unknown, expand our perspectives, and embark on our own journeys of discovery. His writing has been featured on ZENINTHECAR.COM, OCHELLI.COM, DOWNLOADEDCONTENT.COM amongst many others. His views, ideas, insights and humorous perspectives on current social and political issues have been heard on internationally and nationally syndicated radio broadcasts such as Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis, Lighting the Void with Joe Rupe, The Ochelli Effect with Chuck Ochelli, The Vinny Eastwood Show and Coast to Coast with George Noory. Daniel Louis Crumpton’s ongoing experimental, introspective and conscious streamed writings, podcasts, videos and interviews can be found collected at ZENintheCAR.com. D.L. Crumpton is also well known for his charitable work with the CannaSense Total Wellness collective (getcannasense.com), which provides medical cannabis to patients in all 50 states.

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