There are several different points of view represented here.
Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): New data released by the FB…
— Read on fivethirtyeight.com/features/murders-spiked-in-2020-how-will-that-change-the-politics-of-crime/
This is a great example of the connection between disorder and crime. The article also shows the need for police with other agencies as that try to do jobs that were done by police.
Recent NYPD crime stats show gun violence has crept back down, yet levels are still double what they were in 2019. Unfortunately, structural changes over the past two years in NYC policing and prosecution make it difficult to combat the seemingly benign street crimes that are tied to much of the city’s remaining violence and disorder.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-nycs-streets-where-disorder-is-rampant-20210921-xblozqt6nvc5rdlie4jqf4iy5y-story.html
We need more cops in traffic enforcement if we’re serious about saving lives.
— Read on www.city-journal.org/nyc-traffic-fatalities-rise-as-enforcement-falls
This is an EXCELLENT Podcast. I haven’t read Bill Bratton’s new book “The Profession” but I’m sure it is probably as good as his fist book “Turnaround” (One of my favorites). Bratton talks about several main points of policing that are key to the profession. The last 10 minutes Bratton compares the trends on the 1970s that caused the crime problems in the 1990s and the parallels he sees today which may generate similar crime problems in the future. An excellent comparison.
Check it out here:
The City Council will consider a report Wednesday, Sept. 22, that largely blames Portland police for violence at political protests and calls for a series of reforms.
— Read on www.koin.com/news/protests/report-blames-portland-police-for-protest-violence/
The full report can be accessed HERE
Colorado will require both agencies to overhaul rules around use of force, ketamine and hiring practices.
— Read on www.cpr.org/2021/09/15/racist-policing-and-inappropriate-use-of-force-aurora-police-fire-rescue-routinely-violate-state-and-federal-law-ag-finds/
There is a link to the AG’s report available for download.
After Floyd’s killing, Minneapolis police retreated, data shows
— Read on www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-policing-minneapolis/
Is this an example of the “Ferguson Effect”?
In the race to reform policing, a few advocates and politicians have recommended that New York City police be removed from traffic enforcement.
— Read on www.manhattan-institute.org/hall-why-police-need-enforce-traffic-laws