The City Council will consider a report Wednesday, Sept. 22, that largely blames Portland police for violence at political protests and calls for a series of reforms.
— Read on www.koin.com/news/protests/report-blames-portland-police-for-protest-violence/
The full report can be accessed HERE
Colorado will require both agencies to overhaul rules around use of force, ketamine and hiring practices.
— Read on www.cpr.org/2021/09/15/racist-policing-and-inappropriate-use-of-force-aurora-police-fire-rescue-routinely-violate-state-and-federal-law-ag-finds/
There is a link to the AG’s report available for download.
After Floyd’s killing, Minneapolis police retreated, data shows
— Read on www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-policing-minneapolis/
Is this an example of the “Ferguson Effect”?
In the race to reform policing, a few advocates and politicians have recommended that New York City police be removed from traffic enforcement.
— Read on www.manhattan-institute.org/hall-why-police-need-enforce-traffic-laws
Firearm Availability, Homicide, and the Context of Structural Disadvantage – Daniel C. Semenza, Richard Stansfield, Trent Steidley, Ashley M. Mancik, 2021
— Read on journals.sagepub.com/eprint/JYKWID5VHTBYYNRJE4HX/full
As of 9-11-2021 FREE .pdf AWESOME!
The Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative convened a set of workshops with justice practitioners to take stock of responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. They identified key challenges, system innovations, and lessons for the future.
— Read on www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA108-8.html
RAND researchers studied deputy subgroups within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to learn about how subgroups are formed, why they exist, and whether subgroups have affected community perceptions and trust in LASD.
— Read on www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA616-1.html
There are 17 years or reports available. To access them select the STUDIES tab.
Illinois Traffic Stop Study
— Read on idot.illinois.gov/transportation-system/local-transportation-partners/law-enforcement/illinois-traffic-stop-study
As U.S. cities explore criminal justice reform amid a spike in homicides, a new study offers insight into the kinds of investments that might help.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-31/a-surprising-lever-for-reducing-crime-housing-repairs
A frequently overlooked issue with school discipline is the student’s behavior. A student misbehaves in class and is noncompliant when the teacher tells the student to stop. The student isn’t protesting they are misbehaving. The teacher has no other option but to send the student to the office or call in the principal or school security. Basically at this point the student is being removed from class and if the student continues to ignore the orders of the principal or security the final ultimatum may be issued where the student is told to leave the school.
I am skipping some negotiations that also occurred like in most cases there is a history with the student. The teacher has tools to use to handle disruptive students that were employed. The prinipal and security can use de-escalation techniques however if the student resists all of these interventions then choices become limited.
Once the student is told to leave the school there noncompliance breaks the law. It sounds silly. Yeah. Why didn’t the student stop misbehaving right? If the student remains in school they can be arrested. This arrest wasn’t for a student not doing their homework, it’s not because a student was having trouble understanding the assignment, it’s not free speech. It was because the student disrupted class and would not stop. Keep in mind that there were 24 other students in class and hundreds in the school that were behaving.
As unrest erupts across the country over issues of police violence and race, how and when police use their authority inside schools is receiving renewed, and ov
— Read on papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm