Discrimination and Disparities: Is Policing a Bigger Problem Than Crime? | OLD PARKLAND CONFERENCE – YouTube

Excellent discussion give it a listen!!

Are racial disparities in arrests and incarceration evidence of racist policing? Is over-policing a primary threat to the safety of black communities, as Black Lives Matter activists and others have argued in recent years? Should we reduce police resources and prosecute fewer crimes? Do black men have more reason than others to fear law enforcement? Is the drug war driving “mass incarceration”? Jason Riley engaged with Janice Rogers Brown, Roland Fryer, and Rafael Mangual on these questions and more
— Read on m.youtube.com/watch

What Does the Research Say About Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform?

As a spike in homicides triggers a political backlash, top experts identify how an inefficient and ineffective justice system fails to promote public safety.

These papers each respond to two broad prompts.
First, how does a particular aspect of the justice system advance or undermine community safety?
Second, what is your summary or assessment of the evidence, and are there remaining research questions that need to be answered?
The following six papers are the scholars’ independent and thoughtful reviews of the available evidence in response to those prompts:
SEE THE RESPONSE PAPERS HERE

Career criminals rack up nearly 500 arrests since NY bail reform began

Bail reform in NY IS NOT working.

This article captures the context of why some crime-fighting strategies work like broken windows, pulling levers, hot spots (persons).

Career criminals rack up nearly 500 arrests since NY bail reform began
— Read on nypost.com/2022/08/03/career-criminals-rack-up-nearly-500-arrests-since-ny-bail-reform-began/amp/

Psychology, Not Circumstances | Manhattan Institute

Among many criminologists, advocates, and policymakers, it is an article of faith that the socioeconomic “root causes” of serious crime must be addressed in order to reduce lawbreaking. However, the enormous crime declines over the course of the late 1990s and early 2000s occurred without…
— Read on www.manhattan-institute.org/understanding-crime-as-entitlement

Tough-on-Crime Policies Important, Shows New Report | National Review

A new report finds that instead of cracking down on crime by reducing poverty through greater social and capital investments, crime should be tackled by enforcing strict criminal laws, prosecuting criminals, and sending them to prison.
— Read on www.nationalreview.com/corner/a-new-report-demonstrates-the-importance-of-tough-on-crime-policies/