This is an interesting podcast. It is a nice discussion about Professor Cobbina’s book which I’m in the midst of completing.
I have a different reaction to the book than the author of the podcast.
Many people are obviously aware that this nation was founded on a system
of slavery, but what many people don’t know is that the origins of policing
in the United States can be traced to the institution of slavery.”
— Read on www.tinapp.org/episodes/handsup
In your typical Third-World megalopolis, basic city functions fall into disrepair, while once-eradicated diseases run rampant — and the local bigwig boasts about saving the world. Los Angeles is quickly becoming a typical Third-World megalopolis, and the rest of the state isn’t far behind. Yeste…
— Read on pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/ten-plagues-of-california-are-turning-the-golden-state-into-a-third-world-hell-hole/
There other posts at the blog that have resources on fines and budgets.
New Report: Cities Pay a Price for Excessive Ticketing – Institute for Justice
— Read on https://ij.org/press-release/new-report-cities-pay-a-price-for-excessive-ticketing/
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski issued an executive order announcing the formation of the Baltimore County Workgroup on Equitable Policing, which will examine policing policies and practices, and make recommendations for ensuring equitable policing in Baltimore County.
— Read on www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/executive/initiatives/orders/equitablepolicing.html
Read the 2018 Traffic Stop Data HERE
The Fines and Fees Justice Center seeks to eliminate fees in the justice system and to ensure that fines are equitably imposed and enforced.
— Read on finesandfeesjusticecenter.org/
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/