In one sense, the shooting Wednesday that killed a woman and injured seven other people was shocking. But in another sense, it was sadly less surprising. The area has long…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-has-repeatedly-sought-to-curb-crime-downtown-but-hasnt-stopped-sporadic-violence/
Troopers were 2 to 3 times more likely to search black and Hispanic drivers. Officials are unsure if anything was done to address the problem.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania/spl/pennsylvania-state-police-racial-bias-traffic-stops-vehicle-searches-20200123.html
Links to the reports can be found HERE
See the link below to the report on the Madison PD policy and procedure review.
Murphy signs law allowing some N.J. inmates convicted of non-violent crimes to be paroled earlier – nj.com
— Read on www.nj.com/politics/2020/01/nj-reforms-new-social-justice-laws-as-murphy-takes-action-on-martin-luther-king-day.html
A news reporter reviews his experience using a local agency’s firearms simulator in this article. He learned that use-of-force situations can be unpredictable and fast-changing, but he also felt that the simulation operator frequently chose worst-case branching options. The result can be “negative training” — officers try deescalation but end up getting shot, learning that…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2020/01/21/pros-and-cons-of-firearms-simulators/
In a recent post about Dallas Police Chief and Lake Highlands resident Reneé Hall, a Facebook reader commented that her leadership position was an example of the “glass cliff.”
— Read on lakehighlands.advocatemag.com/2020/01/renee-hall-glass-cliff/