Police in America arrest millions of people each year, and the likelihood that arrest will lead to jail incarceration has increased steadily. Ending mass…
— Read on www.vera.org/publications/gatekeepers-police-and-mass-incarceration
This is supposed to be a partnership on supplying and analyzing police data. There may be some accessible and useful data for criminal justice projects.
Home – Police Data Initiative
— Read on www.policedatainitiative.org/
Open Justice is a transparency initiative led by the California Department of Justice that publishes criminal justice data so we can understand how we are doing, hold ourselves accountable, and improve public policy to make California safer.
— Read on openjustice.doj.ca.gov/
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
Adrian Usher, head of policing Parliament, said there must be a ‘sober review’ of how demonstrators were able to besiege the Palace of Westminster
— Read on http://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8932874/top-cop-says-police-must-be-given-new-powers-to-break-up-protests-after-demonstrators-brought-london-to-a-standstill/
Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.
— Read on www.gothamgazette.com/opinion/8450-take-down-cuomo-s-creeping-cameras