The murder of George Floyd, a Black American man suffocated under the knee
of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, sparked national as well as
international protests against police brutality and the unequal treatment
Black lives. Soon after, Breonna Taylor, a Black 26-year-old essential
worker, was murdered by police in her own home in the middle of the night.
— Read on www.theiwi.org/gpr-reports/over-policing-in-the-black-community
Nearly six in 10 Americans say “major changes” are needed to make policing better. Almost all Americans support making officers more accountable, while few support abolishing the police altogether.
— Read on news.gallup.com/poll/315962/americans-say-policing-needs-major-changes.aspx
Research has shown only that police can be sufficient, not that they are necessary.
— Read on theappeal.org/policing-studies/
Police Review Panel – Putnam County Online
— Read on www.putnamcountyny.com/policereviewpanel/
Over the past decade, New York City authored a remarkable public safety success story that saved thousands of lives, transformed the safety of communities across the five boroughs, and overturned false narratives about the efficacy of broken windows policing. As America’s safest big city, we proved that significant reductions in violent crime could be achieved without unconstitutional stop-and-frisk tactics or unnecessary prosecutions of low-level non-violent offenses, both of which disproportionately harmed our Black and Latino communities.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-dont-bring-back-broken-windows-20200824-zblyi4rr7nfjlmosswwbeeb4de-story.html
This contains the report of the Commission on Law Enforcement Accountability, Community and Transparency by New Hampshire’s Governor Christopher T. Sununu
— Read on www.governor.nh.gov/accountability