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CJRA Newsletter – August 2016

August 31, 2016

Read the August 2016 newsletter here.

The New American Cop: Smarter, More Diverse, Better Equipped and Scared

August 11, 2016

Newsweek “Rather than focus on race or gender quotas, the issue is, am I getting sound policing?” – David Klinger, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Butler County sheriff reverses civilian policy on CCW use

August 3, 2016

Cincinnati Enquirer “If a shooter knows everyone in the sheriff’s office is armed, including civilians, they wouldn’t target that.” – Charles Wellford, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

One-third of officers killed responding to calls were alone, new study of police deaths finds

August 1, 2016

Washington Post “If you put all those in one category, it would be the biggest category by a decent margin.” – Gary Cordner, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – July 2016

July 31, 2016

Read the July 2016 newsletter here.

Building relationships through community policing

July 31, 2016

The Sentinel “Community policing emphasizes that police need to have as good of a relationship as they can with the public.” – Gary Cordner, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

How The Fight To Convict Baltimore Cops In Freddie Gray’s Death Fell Apart

July 31, 2016

Huffington Post “It’s hard to pinpoint any one spot where it went off the rails.” – Justin Nix, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Sending Teens to Adult Court Doesn’t Cut Recidivism: Study

July 27, 2016

The Crime Report “Transferring juvenile offenders to adult court—a policy developed in the 1980s and 1990s as part of reforms aimed at “toughening” the justice system—has no ‘statistically significant effect on recidivism.’”  – a report published in Criminology & Public Policy Read the full story here.

Complaints to Chattanooga police internal affairs drop by more than half

July 24, 2016

Times Free Press “If you have a chief that communicates very expressly that police misconduct is not tolerated, and then follows up with disciplinary action, we do see reductions in police misconduct.” – Cara Rabe-Hemp, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Report: 33 men died in 2015 from officer-involved shootings

July 23, 2016

The Washington Times “We just didn’t find any evidence of that. It’s actually stayed pretty stable, on the national level, over the last decade or so.” – Justin Nix, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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