Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected year-end 2017 and 2018 prison population data directly from state departments of corrections and the…
— Read on www.vera.org/publications/people-in-prison-in-2018
MORE prison resources can be accessed at the Bureau of Justice Statistics. HERE
This is an interesting resource for studies about lawyers and criminal justice.
Select the links below to access publications on Bail reform and Court fines.
An organization of over 24000 lawyers dedicated to improving the administration of justice and promoting the study of law.
— Read on www.nycbar.org/
Check out 2 interesting publications below:
This is part of the Broken Windows approach to policing.
The second link is allegedly an interview with a NYPD officer.
Better walking, biking, and transit for the five boroughs
— Read on nyc.streetsblog.org/2019/04/24/cops-who-confiscated-bikes-dont-even-know-the-law-they-cited/
The NYPD officer interview can be accessed HERE
Physically marking a tire without a warrant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled. The amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.
— Read on www.npr.org/2019/04/23/716248823/court-says-using-chalk-on-tires-for-parking-enforcement-violates-constitution
The court document can be accessed HERE
Adrian Usher, head of policing Parliament, said there must be a ‘sober review’ of how demonstrators were able to besiege the Palace of Westminster
— Read on http://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8932874/top-cop-says-police-must-be-given-new-powers-to-break-up-protests-after-demonstrators-brought-london-to-a-standstill/
USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2019/04/24/usa-today-revealing-misconduct-records-police-cops/3223984002/
In 2018, the number of prisoners hit a nine-year low. But some states are resisting the trend.
— Read on www.themarshallproject.org/2019/04/24/the-us-prison-population-is-shrinking
The National Institute of Corrections is an agency of the United States government. It is part of the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons.
— Read on nicic.gov/
This column summarizes conclusions from a recent conference on gangs and violence in Chicago. It reports that “The old hierarchical super-gangs, fighting citywide over control of drug trafficking, are largely gone. African-American gangs have fractured into different types of cliques and neighborhood peer groups, affiliated more with rappers than with the old gang chieftains.” Associated…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/04/23/chicagos-gangs-have-changed/