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**FILE** - In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks during her State of the State address at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Rick Waller, left, talks to Christian Polk, 11, right, about the Sheriff's lapel pin given to him by Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia before Polk read an impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Munos-Munos, 23, blamed for a May 2013 drunken driving wreck that killed the off-duty sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Christian Polk, 11, leaves the the stand followed by attorney Alison Baimbridge after reading his impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Munos-Munos, 23, blamed for a May 2013 drunken driving wreck that killed the off-duty sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Christian Polk, 11, right, is surround outside the courtroom after reading his impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Munos-Munos, 23, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Shown, from second left, is Dwayne's mother Doris Polk, Deputy Rick Waller, Dwayne's nephew, Edwin Deese, Jr., Dwayne's brother-in-law, Pastor Edwin Deese, and attorney Alison Baimbridge, right. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Christian Polk, 11, is seated on the stand by attorney Alison Baimbridge for his impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Munos-Munos, 23, blamed for a May 2013 drunken driving wreck that killed the off-duty sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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State District Judge Vanessa Velasquez, left, listens as Christian Polk, 11, gives his impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Munos-Munos, 23, blamed for a May 2013 drunken driving wreck that killed the off-duty sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Edwin Deese, Jr, left, Doris Polk, and Yolanda Polk, right, react as Christian Polk, 11, gives an impact statement Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston, during the sentencing of Andres Munos-Munos, in the death of Christian's father, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Dwayne Polk. Edwin is Dwayne's nephew, Doris is Dwayne's mother, and Yolanda is Dwayne's sister. Munos-Munos was sentenced to 15 years in prison by State District Judge Vanessa Velasquez. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Andres Munos-Munos stands in court during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Houston. Munos-Munos, 23, blamed for a May 2013 drunken driving wreck that killed an off-duty Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Dwayne Polk, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Former St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook, right, arrives at the U.S. District Courthouse in East St. Louis, Ill., with his father, Bruce Cook. U.S. District Judge Joe Billy McDade on Wednesday rejected a plea deal on heroin and gun charges for the former Illinois judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal, saying the 18-month prison sentence wasn't long enough. Cook, 43, who has been free on bond, pleaded guilty in November to a misdemeanor heroin-possession charge and a felony count of having firearms while being a user of controlled substances. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Derik Holtmann)