2018 Vehicle Stops in Missouri

This webpage has assess to past reports.

Concerns by the citizens of Missouri and the Missouri legislature regarding allegations of racial profiling by law enforcement prompted the passage of state law Section 590.650, RSMo (2000), which was enacted Aug. 28, 2000. Racial profiling has been defined as the inappropriate use of race by law enforcement when making a decision to stop, search or arrest a motorist.
— Read on ago.mo.gov/home/vehicle-stops-report/2018-executive-summary

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

Is It Recording?—Racial Bias, Police Accountability, and the Body-Worn Camera Activation Policies of the Ten Largest Metropolitan Police Departments in the USA – Columbia Journal of Race and Law

Abstract

In recent years, there has been a growing belief that the pressing problem of racial bias in policing might be ameliorated by a technical fix—namely, police body-worn cameras. Accordingly, body-worn cameras have been introduced in police departments across the country, giving rise to a variety of different internal guidelines and policies.
— Read on cjrl.columbia.edu/article/is-it-recording-racial-bias-police-accountability-and-the-body-worn-camera-activation-policies-of-the-ten-largest-metropolitan-police-departments-in-the-usa/