‘Policing is failing Canadians’: Law professor Kent Roach on how and why it must change (re-release) – The Hub

To all my Canadian followers:

This episode of Hub Dialogues features 2022 Donner Book Prize nominee and University of Toronto law professor Kent Roach about his nominated book, Canadian Policing: How and Why it Must Change. The episode was originally released on February 13th, 2023.
— Read on thehub.ca/2023-05-18/policing-is-failing-canadians-law-professor-kent-roach-on-how-and-why-it-must-change-re-release/

2022 Year End Review Crime in America

Nationwide crime is still on the rise, but why? Crime continues to plague American communities across the Nation. In the wake of the widespread civil unrest and violence that beset much of the country in 2020, crime rose to levels unseen in decades. Unfortunately, while the riots and looting have abated, overall crime rates have not.
— Read on americafirstpolicy.com/latest/2022-year-end-review-crime-in-america

Get a .PDF copy of the report HERE

Boulder City Council’s Removal of Police Oversight Member is Another Blow to Panel’s Effectiveness – Yellow Scene Magazine

This is an interesting article about how to remove a member from a police oversight board. There must be a process because members of these boards can’t have absolute membership and authority. Right??? Each removal process probably varies by charter or local or state laws. From what I could follow Denver’s council passed a law to form the Police Oversight Panel which always interests me because isn’t that the legislative branch taking control of the executive branch (which controls the police department)? It would be like Mayor passing a Banker position that would control the government funds to circumvent the city council. Good for the Mayor but that would break the separation of powers. Whatever no one cares.

Boulder City Council decided to remove Police Oversight Panel (POP) member Lisa Sweeney-Miran in a 5-2 vote on Thursday May 4th with two council members Boulder City Council removed Police Oversight Panel ember Lisa Sweeney-Miran, bringing additional questions to the panel’s effectiveness
— Read on yellowscene.com/2023/05/06/boulder-city-councils-removal-of-police-oversight-member-is-another-blow-to-panels-effectiveness/