Office of the City Controller. I
— Read on whyy.org/articles/homicide-and-home-values-why-the-city-controller-says-philly-needs-a-fiscal-argument-to-combat-murder-rate/
A useful synopsis of crime in the U.S. as of 2018 is available here from the Pew Research Center. Violent and property crime are down dramatically over the last 25 years, although these gains are not always recognized by the public. Crime rates vary substantially around the country — Alaska and New Mexico have violent…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/10/21/5-facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/
A bullet wound in Queens is more likely to be fatal than anywhere else in the city. A single trauma center serves the borough’s southern reaches, and it’s struggling to keep up.
— Read on www.thetrace.org/2019/10/new-york-gun-violence-queens-trauma-centers/
Atlanta-based Home Depot blames the internet for retail theft as it struggles to crack down on theft without turning stores into garrisons.
— Read on www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/home-depot-and-other-retailers-tug-war-with-shoplifters/NniOTI5oTXi4dwYoXntPBO/
This article below is just released about the relationship between school suspension and future crime.
Punishment should be looked at as a measure of behavior and not the cause of behavior.
For example a school suspension should be looked at as a measure of previous behavior and not a cause of future behavior.
This is a nice article that outlines Abt’s book “Bleeding Out”. It has links to other useful and interesting publications.
Urban gun violence is a big problem. Thomas Abt’s new book, Bleeding Out, offers a solution.
— Read on www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/12/20679091/thomas-abt-bleeding-out-urban-gun-violence-book-review
Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
Summary report http://www.eisenhowerfoundation.org/docs/kerner.pdf
The Haas Institute has a conference about the 50th anniversary of The Kerner Report. There is a publication (listed below) and videos from the conference at there website. They lean far left.
The Haas Institute
Several Links here. Links to the conference videos.
The Road Not Taken: Housing and Criminal Justice 50 Years After the Kerner Commission Report
The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report
What together we can do A forty year update of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
The Kerner Commission Report Fifty Years Later: Revisiting the American Dream
The Kerner Commission — 40 Years Later
I should get this book today! I look forward to reading it.
Why Tackling Urban Violence Should Be First on America’s Domestic Agenda | The Crime Report
— Read on thecrimereport.org/2019/06/25/why-tackling-urban-violence-should-be-first-on-americas-domestic-agenda/
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the State of the City report, we’re painting a portrait of Philadelphia through 10 compelling data points that spotlight some of the city’s transformative trends over the past 10 years.
— Read on www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2019/04/11/10-trends-that-have-changed-philadelphia-in-10-years
I can’t even imagine this response. I can’t believe that a community would attack the police over the unfortunate event of an officer involved shooting. What is working here are a public few controlling a community. The good public don’t want to dispute the public violence of the minority.
After violent demonstrations in Memphis spurred by the death of Brandon Webber, a street gang has called for the killing of cops.
— Read on www.wlbt.com/2019/06/14/dps-gangster-disciples-have-called-deaths-police-officers/