The document dump Thursday offers a detailed view of the case that investigators had crafted against the Empire actor, only to see prosecutors to drop those charges in a move that frustrated police.
— Read on www.npr.org/2019/05/30/728356084/chicago-police-roll-out-hundreds-of-pages-of-records-in-jussie-smollett-case
Chicago’s high crime rate ravages the city’s low-income neighborhoods, where 68% of residents would like the police to spend more time. However, most residents (60%) also say the police are viewed negatively in their area.
— Read on news.gallup.com/poll/257798/low-trust-police-complicates-crime-problem-chicago.aspx
The report can be accessed HERE
The existence of probable cause for arrest defeats a 42 U.S.C. 1983 claim for retaliatory arrest.
— Read on supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/587/17-1174/
A copy of the case is available HERE
To better understand the impacts of aggressive policing on New Yorkers, beginning in 2016 the New York Civil Liberties Union surveyed nearly 1,500 people in neighborhoods with historically high and low numbers of official stop-and-frisk reports.
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/publications/shattered-continuing-damaging-and-disparate-legacy-broken-windows-policing-new-york
There are several different police issues discussed here.
Vera works closely with government to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities.
— Read on www.vera.org/centers/policing
This is an excellent example of a police department making critical incident reviews public.
Tucson PD has a Critical Incident Review Board that operates on the principle that “When bad things happen in a complex system … the cause is rarely a single act, event, or slip-up.” The CIRB convenes independently of the department’s Office of Professional Standards for the purpose of learning from experience and improving future outcomes…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/05/26/critical-incident-reviews-in-tucson/