An analysis of the final 2018 crime rates from cities nationwide
— Read on www.brennancenter.org/publication/crime-2018-final-analysis
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
This is an excellent resource where there is a real time accounting of the types of cases decided and what cases are waiting to be heard.
I think this is a first of its kind.
— Read on sfdistrictattorney.org/da-stat-dashboards
Open Justice is a transparency initiative led by the California Department of Justice that publishes criminal justice data so we can understand how we are doing, hold ourselves accountable, and improve public policy to make California safer.
— Read on openjustice.doj.ca.gov/
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
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