“We know policies based on fear don’t work; they simply deepen divides and promote a false narrative,” 41 elected prosecutors wrote in a joint statement.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2020/02/13/attorney-general-barr-prosecutors/
Ten thousand inmates are reaching old age behind bars in New York state. Now reform advocates are calling for their release.
— Read on brooklyneagle.com/articles/2020/02/14/new-yorks-elderly-prisoners-are-asking-for-a-second-chance/
Evidence-Based Policing and Fatal Police Shootings: Promise, Problems, and Prospects – Lawrence W. Sherman, 2020
— Read on journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0002716220902073
NEW YORK – The New York Civil Liberties Union released a report today on five years of bail data in eight small, medium and large upstate New York counties, which found tens of thousands of New Yorkers spent time in jail before trial because they could not make bail. The report, Presumed Innocent for a Price, draws from 2010-2014 data obtained through public records requests
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/press-releases/report-finds-tens-thousands-new-yorkers-jailed-because-unaffordable-bail
COUNTERING MASS VIOLENCE IN THE UNITED STATES: Criminology & Public Policy: Vol 19, No 1
— Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/17459133/2020/19/1
A quick glance this section has a lot of stories about quality of life issues in Seattle.
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— Read on komonews.com/news/project-seattle
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
— Read on theconversation.com/is-hiring-more-black-officers-the-key-to-reducing-police-violence-126075
Excellent description why police are needed in the subway.