New research from MSU reveals findings that contradict what many people think about racial disparities in fatal police shootings.
— Read on msutoday.msu.edu/news/2019/the-truth-behind-racial-disparities-in-fatal-police-shootings/
What Cars Can Teach Us About New Policing Technologies | by Sarah A. Seo | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books
— Read on www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/10/12/what-cars-can-teach-us-about-new-policing-technologies/
Executive Order on the Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice | The White House
— Read on www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-commission-law-enforcement-administration-justice/
A .pdf version of the Executive Order is available HERE
This would be an opportunity to test theories and strategies on Risk Assessments and Recidivism. The mandated release would allow tracking those released to see how the released prisoners would compare to previous prisoners whose release was denied or who were given parole or were released for treatment.
Thanks to new state law, Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board officials expect more than 400 inmates to pass through the expedited commutation process Nov. 1.
— Read on www.readfrontier.org/stories/largest-single-day-commutation-in-nations-history-expected-to-take-place-in-oklahoma-next-month/
This is an Excellent podcast! I’ve listened to the 5 podcasts listed below. Each are excellent in their own way. These are perfect for CRJ students and police.
Professor Marcus Felson
Chief Tom Nestel
Dr. Tamara Herold
Professor John Eck
Professor Geoff Alpert
PODCAST | reducingcrime
— Read on www.reducingcrime.com/podcast
Kahler is a case from Kansas where the question is raised if abolishing the “Insanity Defense” is unconditional and a violation of the 8th Amendment. What is fascinating is the Amici (Amicus) Curiae briefs. These briefs help to further define the issues surrounding the Insanity Defense. I pursued the History/Sociology brief and found it interesting.
Kahler v. Kansas – SCOTUSblog
— Read on www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/kahler-v-kansas/