This is part 1 of a several part series.
The secrecy defies the intent of the state law making officer discipline public.
— Read on bangordailynews.com/2021/04/18/mainefocus/inside-the-maine-state-police-officer-misdeeds-are-kept-secret/
A Proud Boston Police Officer’s experience with the riots in Boston.
Staying in The Fight – Live Boston
— Read on liveboston617.org/2021/01/02/staying-in-the-fight/amp/
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