This is a story from the Associated Press on the riots in Portland Oregon. It is reporting on both sides of the riot line. Read it HERE
Our valiant police officers have one of the most perilous, stressful duties around.
— Read on nypost.com/2020/07/01/stop-demonizing-the-nypd-cardinal-dolan/
When misused, nonlethal weapons break bones, burn skin, and cause internal injuries. Here’s why those serious injuries may occur, and how to protect against them.
— Read on www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/06/what-nonlethal-weapons-can-do-to-the-body-george-floyd/
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
— Read on theconversation.com/is-hiring-more-black-officers-the-key-to-reducing-police-violence-126075
Presents data from 83 federal law enforcement agencies that employed full-time officers with authority to make arrests and carry firearms.
— Read on www.bjs.gov/index.cfm
Policy on eliminating racial profiling in law enforcement | Ontario Human Rights Commission
— Read on www.ohrc.on.ca/en/policy-eliminating-racial-profiling-law-enforcement
This is one of the BEST articles on the “Ferguson Effect”.
Hosko has the best timeline of events that initiated and continued to support fears and concerns the maintained de-policing. This is a very honest and truthful examination of the “Ferguson Effect”. It is also pro-Police.
The dynamic world of American policing encountered a period of great turbulence during the closing years of Barack Obama’s presidency. Some place blame at his feet while others recognize the broader complexities of police and community relations, the impact of serious and deadly use of force incidents, the amplifying effect of the media, expansion of social media, police funding and training challenges, and myriad other factors as contributing to what’s now referred to as “the Ferguson effect” where police retreat from traditional proactive policing.
County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo plans to sign the law, according to county officials.
— Read on www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2019/11/22/anti-harassment-annoyance-law-police-and-first-responders-monroe-county-rochester-ny/4230969002/
This is an interesting podcast. It is a nice discussion about Professor Cobbina’s book which I’m in the midst of completing.
I have a different reaction to the book than the author of the podcast.
Many people are obviously aware that this nation was founded on a system
of slavery, but what many people don’t know is that the origins of policing
in the United States can be traced to the institution of slavery.”
— Read on www.tinapp.org/episodes/handsup
This is an Excellent podcast! I’ve listened to the 5 podcasts listed below. Each are excellent in their own way. These are perfect for CRJ students and police.
Professor Marcus Felson
Chief Tom Nestel
Dr. Tamara Herold
Professor John Eck
Professor Geoff Alpert
PODCAST | reducingcrime
— Read on www.reducingcrime.com/podcast