Research has shown only that police can be sufficient, not that they are necessary.
— Read on theappeal.org/policing-studies/
This contains the report of the Commission on Law Enforcement Accountability, Community and Transparency by New Hampshire’s Governor Christopher T. Sununu
— Read on www.governor.nh.gov/accountability
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.
— Read on scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/bjcl/vol23/iss1/2/