Crime, Justice, and Reform (Glenn Loury & Peter Moskos) on The Glenn Show

12-23-2019

Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsBrown University) and Peter Moskos (John Jay Collegecopinthehood.com)

·         Peter explains how stop-and-frisk went too far  2:36
·         Who or what deserves credit for NYC’s massive murder decline?  10:48
·         Peter: Reducing poverty is not the way to reduce crime  18:31
·         Are cops reaping the whirlwind?  20:48
·         The aftermath of Freddie Gray in Baltimore and Laquan McDonald in Chicago  29:38
·         Criminal justice reform and the potential backlash  37:09

This is another terrific podcast by Glenn Loury. Peter Moskos is a very interesting guest. Dr. Moskos has an interesting insight into police work. You should also check out the stuff that Moskos posts on his websites.

Stop-and-Frisk Data

Annual Stop-and-Frisk Numbers:

An analysis by the NYCLU revealed that innocent New Yorkers have been subjected to police stops and street interrogations more than 5 million times since 2002, and that Black and Latinx communities continue to be the overwhelming target of these tactics. At the height of stop-and-frisk in 2011 under the Bloomberg administration, over 685,000 people were stopped. Nearly 9 out of 10 stopped-and-frisked New Yorkers have been completely innocent. 

Read the 2019 REPORT

Stop-and-Frisk in the de Blasio Era (2019) | New York Civil Liberties Union

The New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk program exploded into a national controversy during the mayoral administration of Michael Bloomberg, as the number of NYPD stops each year grew to hundreds of thousands. Most of the people stopped were black and Latino, and nearly all were innocent. Stop-and-frisk peaked in 2011, when NYPD officers reported making
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/publications/stop-and-frisk-de-blasio-era-2019

Stop-and-frisk down 80% in Chicago but Black and Latinx people still hit the hardest, judge finds | Chicago Reporter

President Donald Trump took aim at the Chicago Police Department as a new report details reform efforts ushered in by an agreement with the ACLU.
— Read on www.chicagoreporter.com/stop-and-frisk-down-80-in-chicago-but-black-and-latinx-people-still-hit-the-hardest-judge-finds/