SBA Head: New York’s Anti-Police Sentiment Causes ‘Pantaleo Effect’

The “Pantaleo Effect” is similar to the Ferguson Effect. The Pantaleo Effect is a description of what occurred in NYC as a result of the events the followed the Garner case.

President Donald Trump pressed the mayor of New York on July 25 to “stand up” for police officers who have been doused and sprayed with water.
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Ferguson: As It Unfolded

This is an interesting article to outline how the events in Ferguson unfolded.

The killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer on a Ferguson street was the spark that ignited years of frustration, distrust and anger. Protests, fueled by social media, spread; new issues emerged. Here, from the epicenter, is the story of Ferguson.
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Ferguson diagnosed a national illness. But five years later, it hasn’t been cured.

3 Arrested in New York City Water Bucket Attacks – Patrol – POLICE Magazine

Attempting to drown police officers with water has become some of the most recent viral videos. This is dangerous for the police and the public. Note this is not the same as squirting your favorite uncle at the family reunion.

This is dangerous because the H2O attackers have interfered with arrests, sprayed an unknown liquid on officers, hit officers with squirt guns and plastic buckets, grabbed onto officers, and damaged property.

Hopefully with police making an arrest this won’t become a growing trend.

Police in New York City have arrested three men in connection with the water bucket attacks in which police officers were doused with water in videos that were posted to social media on Monday.
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Union reaction to the initial attack

Guidance Memo NYPD

HERE is an alternative view.

New legislation to protect police

Is “Broken Windows” Broken? – KPFA

This is an interesting interview on the effects of the application of Broken Windows Policing on homeless people.

The premise of the interview was that when minor violations of law are enforced on homeless people it makes them more disorderly.

I think this premise is flawed because it is similar to saying that enforcement of speeding laws creates more speeders because by stopping someone who was speeding now makes them late to wherever they were going and now they have to speed more!!!

Is “Broken Windows” Broken? – KPFA
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Dr. Sparks article

How to fight gun violence in American cities – Vox

This is a nice article that outlines Abt’s book “Bleeding Out”. It has links to other useful and interesting publications.

Urban gun violence is a big problem. Thomas Abt’s new book, Bleeding Out, offers a solution.
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