Progressives Are Winning DA Races But Face Pushback Once in Office

Will these new progressive District Attorneys be helpful or hurtful to the quality of life in their communities?

Queens, N.Y., will soon join the list of places electing district attorneys who reject the tough-on-crime policies of the past. But their approach isn’t always well-received by governors.
— Read on www.governing.com/topics/politics/gov-prosecutors-elections-district-attorney-races.html

A New Report Card for California’s Police Fails Most Departments – Route Fifty

The scorecard reviewed data from California’s hundred largest cities to find statewide trends on where police departments are struggling.
— Read on www.routefifty.com/public-safety/2019/06/new-report-card-californias-police-fails-most-departments/157530/

The police scorecard can be accessed HERE

Turner, W. J. (1931). A Police Manual-Being an Outline for Zone School Instruction. Buffalo: publisher not identified

This is an awesome find. A coworker (KS) has the actual manual. It is a snapshot of policing history. One interesting part is the number 1 function of the police was the Preserve the Peace. Interesting because that fits nicely with Broken Windows Theory and now police departments don’t want maintaining order or preserving the peace as part of their mission statement.

A police manual / by Wilbur J. Turner ; with an introd. by Austin … – Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library
— Read on babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt