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CJRA Newsletter – October 2017

November 1, 2017

Read the October 2017 newsletter here.

He helped IMPD put away a killer. Then his death became a warning: Don’t talk to police

October 19, 2017

The Crime Report “If you want to protect witnesses and families of victims, that’s simply an investment that needs to be made . . . It has to be understood by the mayor and the council that this is part of it.” – David Carter, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Study: Diverse workforce makes friendlier police departments

October 17, 2017

Houston Chronicle “A greater representation of minority officers may translate into better service provision and police–community relationships,” – Jacinta Gau, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Want Friendlier Cops? Hire More Blacks and Latinos, says Study

October 13, 2017

The Crime Report “Officers of color harbor much less negativity toward citizens and are more willing to see them as worthy of help, including for matters not involving serious crimes,” – Jacinta Gau, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Latino And Black Cops Are ‘Less Cynical’ Than White Ones, Study Claims

October 13, 2017

The Crime Report “Black and Latino officers seem to view citizens more favorably than white officers do, are significantly more likely to believe that victims deserve police assistance, and that they are genuinely helping people when they answer calls for service,” – Jacinta Gau, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock described as well-off gambler, loner

October 3, 2017

Fox Business “Most shooters are fairly young . . . [r]ight now with this particular case, it’s baffling. Why would a guy in his 60s who seems to be well off go and do a thing like that?.” – Laura Dugan, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – September 2017

October 2, 2017

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Las Vegas gunman described as well-off gambler and a loner

October 2, 2017

Reuters “Most shooters are fairly young . . . [r]ight now with this particular case, it’s baffling. Why would a guy in his 60s who seems to be well off go and do a thing like that?” – Laura Dugan, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Las Vegas shooting to change security priorities, experts say

October 2, 2017

Pittsburgh Tribune “Security focuses on who’s let into the event. I think that’s going to change now in that I think different events will pay attention to whether there are tall structures around. You can’t guarantee security in places like this.” – Laura Dugan, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Las Vegas shooting illustrates difficulty protecting large gatherings from terrorism

October 2, 2017

USA Today “It’s not possible to have security covering everything. . . [w]hen we have large buildings next to open venues, there is going to be a particularly high risk.” – Laura Dugan, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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