Racist Policing And Inappropriate Use Of Force: Aurora Police, Fire Rescue Routinely Violate State And Federal Law, AG Finds | Colorado Public Radio

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.

Firearm Availability, Homicide, and the Context of Structural Disadvantage – Daniel C. Semenza, Richard Stansfield, Trent Steidley, Ashley M. Mancik, 2021

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 U.S. Criminal Justice System in the Pandemic Era and Beyond: Taking Stock of Efforts to Maintain Safety and Justice Through the COVID-19 Pandemic and Prepare for Future Challenges | RAND

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

Understanding Subgroups Within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: Community and Department Perceptions with Recommendations for Change | RAND

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

From After-School Detention to the Detention Center: How Unconstitutional School-Disruption Laws Place Children at Risk of Prosecution for ‘Speech Crimes’ by Frank LoMonte, Ann Marie Tamburro :: SSRN

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