FBI agents have been involved in 228 shooting incidents since 2011, including 113 accidental discharges, 34 animals, and 81 “intentional shootings involving people or objects” according to this NBC news segment and article. Agents were found at fault in 5 of the shootings, none of which resulted in fatalities. The bureau has not traditionally released…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/02/12/fbi-shooting-data/
AL’s Office of the AG announced no charges against the officer who shot and killed Emantic “E.J.” Bradford on Thanksgiving Day 2018.
— Read on www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/05/alabama-ag-no-charges-against-officer-shot-wrong-person-mall/
The Alabama AG report can be seen HERE
Excellent resource for gun violence.
How many people have been shot near you?
— Read on www.thetrace.org/features/gun-violence-interactive-shootings-map/
An interesting article on gun violence in America.
From the NRA’s shrinking political spending to new “red flag” laws, these are the facts and figures that stuck with us.
— Read on www.thetrace.org/2018/12/gun-violence-facts-statistics-2018/
This article discusses some of the issues that were raised in CRJ302. This is a real world example.
Constitutional policing is in the interests of cops and community alike, but whether it will come about remains to be seen.
— Read on www.nationalreview.com/2018/11/dc-police-enforcement-tactics-aggressive-search-policy/
This article notes the increasingly popular view that gun violence is like an epidemic and can best be reduced by adopting the public health approach. The authors acknowledge the value of that approach but argue that it needs to be combined with effective deterrence and incapacitation. In particular, the importance of investigating and solving shootings…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2018/11/08/gun-violence-not-just-a-public-health-problem/