Ten Plagues of California Are Turning The Golden State into a Third-World Hell Hole | VodkaPundit

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…
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Policing changes linked to fewer gunshot patients at major trauma center

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A wholesale change in policing tactics earlier this decade in Camden, NJ is associated with fewer gunshot patients at a major city hospital.
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Risk and Reward: A Framework for Federal Innovation

This is an interesting report. I think it might be useful to look at this and compare it to change in police departments. It might be a way to keep police departments focused on improvements.

From curing diseases to helping launch the internet, the federal government has a history of innovation that has improved the lives of Americans and advanced societal interests. Despite this legacy, outdated systems, rules and processes hinder innovation at a time when government must grapple with a wide array of critical and complex 21st-century challenges.

In “Risk and Reward: A Framework for Federal Innovation,” the Partnership for Public Service, in collaboration with Slalom Consulting, investigated innovative federal organizations and what made them successful. The report provides a framework for federal agencies seeking to innovate and meet the constantly evolving needs of the public.

Read the report to see the 10 characteristics of innovative government organizations that can foster creative problem-solving, deliver operational changes and improve institutional performance.

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