MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT Current Status & Plan for 21st Century Policing

In 2015, the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing report was released, offering a series of recommendations related to modern policing. The Madison Police Department released a response in early 2016, outlining the department’s status and future plans relating to the report’s recommendations. The Task Force Report continues to provide valuable guidance to policing and the larger criminal justice system; this report reflects an update on MPD’s efforts.

See the report HERE

Baltimore police union issues scathing report describing department in chaos due to mismanagement – Baltimore Sun

The union that represents rank-and-file Baltimore Police officers issued a scathing report Tuesday blaming intense violence in the city on severe mismanagement of the police department, accusing Commissioner Michael Harrison and other city officials of ignoring available solutions in favor of political platitudes.
— Read on www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-police-union-report-20191008-tj75tobwjjavva4vgyjwf2pj24-story.html

The Mismanagement of the Baltimore Police Department and its Impact on Public Safety

Here is a a LINK to the Union Report

The Baltimore Sun limits views of their News Paper.  Here is another source:  https://www.wmar2news.com/news/region/baltimore-city/baltimore-police-union-releases-scathing-report-describing-a-department-in-ruins

Here are links to the Baltimore PD crime plans and strategies

SEE also:  https://www.wbaltv.com/article/baltimore-police-commissioner-crime-plan/28433643# 

BPD Crime Reduction Strategy HERE

Crime Reduction & Departmental Transformation Plan HERE

Looking to quell downtown disorder, Seattle and King County announce plan for repeat offenders | The Seattle Times

Businesses have been pushing local leaders to find a solution for repeat offenders for almost a year. On Thursday, Seattle and King County leaders announced the first steps.
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/homeless/looking-to-quell-downtown-disorder-seattle-and-king-county-announce-plan-for-repeat-offenders/

Study of 100 reoffenders HERE

Looking to quell downtown disorder, Seattle and King County announce plan for repeat offenders | The Seattle Times

Would this help Seattle Stop Dying?

Businesses have been pushing local leaders to find a solution for repeat offenders for almost a year. On Thursday, Seattle and King County leaders announced the first steps.
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/homeless/looking-to-quell-downtown-disorder-seattle-and-king-county-announce-plan-for-repeat-offenders/

Beyond the Algorithm: Pretrial Reform, Risk Assessment, and Racial Fairness | Center for Court Innovation

Risk Assessment is a HOT BUTTON issue for the Criminal Justice System. Why is it broken now? Is it broken or is it working too good?

Drawing on a case study of more than 175,000 defendants in New York City, this report concludes concerns over risk assessments perpetuating racial disparities in pretrial decisions are real. However, at least in the New York City example, it finds a more targeted use of risk assessments could both significantly reduce pretrial detention and alleviate racial disparities. But realizing that potential requires jurisdictions to think “beyond the algorithm”—what do they want to use a risk assessment for?
— Read on www.courtinnovation.org/publications/beyond-algorithm

10 Trends That Have Changed Philadelphia in 10 Years | The Pew Charitable Trusts

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the State of the City report, we’re painting a portrait of Philadelphia through 10 compelling data points that spotlight some of the city’s transformative trends over the past 10 years.
— Read on www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2019/04/11/10-trends-that-have-changed-philadelphia-in-10-years