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CJRA Newsletter – March 2018

March 30, 2018

Read the March 2018 newsletter here.

Columbus police veteran involved in sixth shooting in Southeast Side standoff

March 27, 2018

The Columbus Dispatch “He’s a SWAT officer who’s trained to neutralize a threat,”- William Terrill, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.  

Evidence-Based Justice: Operation Ceasefire reduces gun violence in Boston

March 25, 2018

The Sentinel “A small portion of the city’s population was associated with a high percentage of its gun violence and in turn a high percentage of the people injured by gun violence.”- David Kennedy, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

Evidence-Based Justice: DARE proves ineffective

March 23, 2018

The Sentinel “Some of the research has shown (DARE) increases people’s curiosity, and other resources basically question the cost effectiveness of using expensive resources like police officers to do something that doesn’t really have an impact,” – Faye Taxman, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

Trump can execute drug dealers already

March 20, 2018

Politico “Many believed [the 1994 death penalty statute] would be found to violate the Eighth Amendment prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment,” Ojmarrah Mitchell, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

2017 Crime Review: The role of mixing drugs in the overdose epidemic

March 5, 2018

The Sentinel “Fentanyl completely changes the problem,” – Mark Kleiman, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – February 2018

February 28, 2018

Read the February 2018 newsletter here.

Indiana’s ‘red flag’ gun law is getting national attention. But does it work?

February 22, 2018

The Indianapolis Star “Research — and federal funding for such research — is lacking”- April Zeoli, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

Ray Shetler Jr.’s acquittal in cop killing a rarity in Pennsylvania

February 21, 2018

TribLIVE This circumstance is extremely rare. This is not a normal situation. The public has become more questioning of police behavior in terms of using deadly force.” – Delores Jones-Brown, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

Disband the Baltimore Police Department? After corruption trial, Maryland official proposes it

February 14, 2018

Baltimore Sun “You have to follow up and make sure you hire the right people, supervise them correctly and discipline them properly,”- Maria Haberfeld CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

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