The union that represents rank-and-file Baltimore Police officers issued a scathing report Tuesday blaming intense violence in the city on severe mismanagement of the police department, accusing Commissioner Michael Harrison and other city officials of ignoring available solutions in favor of political platitudes.
— Read on www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-police-union-report-20191008-tj75tobwjjavva4vgyjwf2pj24-story.html
The Mismanagement of the Baltimore Police Department and its Impact on Public Safety
Here is a a LINK to the Union Report
Here are links to the Baltimore PD crime plans and strategies
SEE also: https://www.wbaltv.com/article/baltimore-police-commissioner-crime-plan/28433643#
BPD Crime Reduction Strategy HERE
Crime Reduction & Departmental Transformation Plan HERE
Critics of an initiative to stop fare evasion say residents living in poverty are punished and harkens back to New York’s so-called Broken Windows policing that helped foster the mass criminalization of nonviolent Black and brown people.
— Read on newsone.com/3888423/nyc-subway-fare-evasion-guerrilla-campaign/
Report says Maine needs statewide training standards, more oversight for school-based policing – Portland Press Herald
— Read on www.pressherald.com/2019/10/04/report-says-maine-needs-statewide-policies-training-guidelines-for-school-based-policing/
This is the home page for the Chicago PD Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA). The website has data and reports on CPD.
— Read on www.chicagocopa.org/
To date CPD has 2 data dashboards available. They are Police use of Force and Gun Offender dashboards. These are a interesting and interactive way to present police data. On the website it notes that an additional dashboard Accountability is coming soon.
Data Dashboards | Chicago Police Department
— Read on home.chicagopolice.org/statistics-data/data-dashboards/
This is a good article on Broken Windows Policing. There are 2 videos one on Mayor De Blasio and a cartoon type video about the Broken Windows Theory. Well done!
De Blasio’s New York Slips Toward a Crisis of Crime & Disorder – American Security Today
— Read on americansecuritytoday.com/de-blasios-new-york-slips-toward-a-crisis-of-crime-disorder/