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Can community policing be implemented without becoming warlordism a.k.a. an independent MoFo Po-Po. Rather than the Black Panthers, community self-defense may have to take more unusual ...
by annieli
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Violent crime declined dramatically in NYC under Mayor David Dinkins' community policing policy called Safe Streets, Safe Cities . We need better police policies, ones like this that have been ...
by Catskill Julie
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Police Departments across the country have a serious problem. Much of the Public no longer trusts them. And much of this widening Distrust can be traced back to individual Police Departments ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 11:33 AM PST with 18 Recommends
We are going into our fifth month of demonstrations and actions all over the USA about police violence and sanctioned summary judgment. Hearing, reading, seeing the news, it seems as if brutality, ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 08:26 PM PST with 53 Recommends
A Minneapolis Police Officer posts an article in a local newspaper that implies we only have the excessive deadly-force option for policing, therefore which laws would we like to not have enforced? ...
by The Grace Kelly
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 12:21 PM PST with 7 Recommends
After collaborating with seasoned law enforcement officials, I&O psychologists, clinical psychologists, neuroscientists, social science scholars, collegiate and secondary grade student groups, youth ...
by Pamela Long
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 10:49 PM PST with 2 Recommends
is another column in the aftermath of the non-indictment by the St. Louis County Grand Jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown. He begins One thing the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., has ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 08:36 PM PST with 23 Recommends
In the interest of not having Darren Wilson's version of the story be the only version offered by the two protagonists in the Ferguson tragedy, here is what I imagine Mike Brown’s testimony to the ...
by Bonifer
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 09:37 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The recent upheavals in Ferguson MO have focused public attention on a number of problems dealing with race and police practices. One aspect that has been singled out is the glaring discrepancy of a ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
All communities beware. We have received recent evidence of violent behavior from individuals with protruding ears and pasty skin. Many have receding hairlines and buldging guts. There may be ...
by tecampbell
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 02:26 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
A broad coalition of groups who are engaged in defending our rights has come together in response to the events in Ferguson, and beyond: Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, A. ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 364 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 07:02 AM PDT with 454 Recommends
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by annieli
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 06:22 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
There are no armored vehicles in the streets of Ferguson tonight. There is no militarized occupying force. As Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery said in one of his tweets - "I do not recognized ...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 150 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 06:08 PM PDT with 353 Recommends
I had a sheriff so bad that he thought locking protestors up in chicken wire enclosures was a good idea. But what does a good Democratic Sheriff look like? It took a whole campaign to find a great ...
by The Grace Kelly
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 11:04 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Noted Oakland civil rights attorney Dan Siegel has written previously on these pages about the general problem of police in society. ( ...Modern Day Policing and the New Jim Crow ) With Oakland's ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 09:13 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Blanket condemnations or defenses of police departments usually miss the point: Most misconduct is not the result of police being police, nor of a "few bad apples" who are simply criminal, but of ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I am really impressed that the Occupy movement is seeing, tracking and discussing the different types of policing. Most importantly the Occupy movement is seeing police as "one of us:" ...
by thegracekelly
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 11:09 AM PST with 0 Recommends
With all of the stomach-turning revelations this week, a bit of good news from our nation's capital is most welcome. Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted 342-78 to revive the Clinton-era ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 10:35 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I don't really have to extol the virtues of Web 2.0 technology or the nearly endless power of people working together online, do I? Yeah, I didn't think so. So, let's get down to it: Your ...
by Redpin
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2009 at 09:44 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Last week, Manhattan Institute Scholar Heather Mac Donald wrote ...
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2008 at 03:32 PM PDT with 0 Recommends