In our newest quarterly report, we demonstrate the complexity of the recidivism construct by examining the circumstances of re-arrest for 5-Key Model study participants who had not engaged in crime.
The new policies include ending the charging of cases where contraband was obtained through ‘pretextual’ traffic stops
— Read on www.policeone.com/law-enforcement-policies/articles/sf-prosecutor-police-union-clash-over-new-vehicle-stop-policies-qmzrTdq1cDWygqhM/
Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful
— Read on humanimpact.org/hipprojects/juvenile-injustice-charging-youth-as-adults-is-ineffective-biased-and-harmful/
A long-delayed National Police Foundation report released today commended the initial officers’ response to the fatal stabbing of Humboldt State…
— Read on www.kcet.org/shows/socal-connected/lawson-report-lack-of-training-crime-scene-management-hindered-investigation
National Police Foundation Report HERE
Los Angeles police are convinced big data can help fight crime, even after shutting down a program that activists said targeted minorities unfairly.
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/los-angeles-police-department-laser-data-driven-policing-racial-profiling-2-0-cbsn-originals-documentary/
In a deposition, Constantin Tsachas rationalized quotas, targeting Black and Latino males, punishing minority cops more harshly than white ones, and having cops lurk in subway station closets.
— Read on www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kzw5b/infamous-nypd-transit-cop-gives-secret-testimony-about-racist-policing-practices
There is widespread understanding that the War on Drugs intentionally targeted communities of color,
while depriving those same communities of harm-reduction resources to address the damaging effects of drug use. Nonetheless, Austin and Travis County,Texas, continue to use drug enforcement practices that harm communities, worsen racial disparities, and increase the health and financial consequences that people most directly impacted must bear. Further, local use of police as the primary means of enforcing harsh drug laws consistently fails to achieve its stated goal of reducing drug activity. Travis County residents, particularly in areas most heavily populated by people of color, have seen time and again that current practices are not working.