New Jersey’s Cutting Edge Use of Force Police

This LINK is to the Use of Force policy page that has the Policy, Additional Documents, and other Related Content. The NJ Use of Force police is supposed to be the most comprehensive policy in the nation.

For comparison this is the 2001 Use of Force policy. As of 12-23-2020 it can be accessed HERE.

Five years. 72,677 documents. Every local police department in N.J. We built the most comprehensive statewide database of police use of force in the U.S.

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COPS & Race

I recently discovered a podcast called “The Glenn Show”. The shows that I have watched are AWESOME. They cover a range of topics and the show hosts or main characters Professor Glen Loury and Professor John McWhorter are intelligent, thoughtful , and current. I don’t agree with everything they they say or topic they discuss but they make the listerner feel like you can have a discussion with them. WE NEED MORE DISCUSSIONS. This show on COPS and Race is my favorite so far. It was recorded 5-28-2020. Below is a list of some of the topics they discuss during the podcast. There were far more topics discussed and in much more detail. I think you will find that this will be the first time you will hear how these topis are discussed.

This episode of the Glenn Show can be viewed HERE

Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsBrown University) and John McWhorter (Columbia University, Lexicon Valley, The Atlantic)

Science For the Rest of Us – Good Cop, Bad Cop: Understanding Police Use of Force | Listen via Stitcher for Podcasts

Justin Nix is an upcoming professor in Criminal Justice.

Listen to Science For the Rest of Us episodes free, on demand. A great conversation with University of Nebraska – Omaha Professor Justin Nix about police use of force, bias in policing, how we compare to other countries and alternative models of law enforcement. The easiest way to listen to podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, smart speaker – and even in your car. For free. Bonus and ad-free content available with Stitcher Premium.
— Read on www.stitcher.com/podcast/alex-mckiernan/science-for-the-rest-of-us/e/73503561

FRONTLINE: Policing the Police 2020

George Floyd’s killing triggered mass demonstrations nationwide calling for racial justice and police accountability in the United States. In the wake of those protests, New Yorker writer and historian Jelani Cobb returns to a troubled police department he first visited four years ago to examine whether reform can work, and how police departments can be held accountable.
— Read on www.wgbh.org/program/frontline/policing-the-police-2020

The World is Watching: Mass Violations by U.S. Police of Black Lives Matter Protesters’ Rights – Amnesty International USA

The killings of Black people in the United States have sparked mass movements across the country as people have taken to the streets to demand accountability, long overdue reforms to policing and criminal justice systems, and end to systemic racism. While the video-taped killing of George Floyd, as well as the killings of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, fueled the protests, the use of deadly force against communities of color is tragically not new. It is part of a historic pattern of discrimination by law enforcement, including unjustified stops and searches, racial profiling, and excessive use of force.
— Read on www.amnestyusa.org/worldiswatching/