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

Low Trust in Police Complicates Crime Problem in Chicago

Chicago’s high crime rate ravages the city’s low-income neighborhoods, where 68% of residents would like the police to spend more time. However, most residents (60%) also say the police are viewed negatively in their area.
— Read on news.gallup.com/poll/257798/low-trust-police-complicates-crime-problem-chicago.aspx

The report can be accessed HERE