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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.

CJRA Newsletter – August 2017

August 30, 2017

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More Black Women Are Arming Themselves

August 2, 2017

Washington Informer “The June 30 killing of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson on a highway in Pennsylvania punctuates black females’ vulnerability to senseless violence during this time of heightened racial tension.” – Delores Jones-Brown, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – July 2017

July 31, 2017

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Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound

July 19, 2017

Associated Press “Police officers can’t be compelled to testify in an outside investigation” – David Klinger, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Under attack, Backpage.com has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.

July 13, 2017

The Washington Post “If you had a number of the potential pool of people victimized, versus the number of cases which you received assistance, I think there’d be a large number in the former and less in the latter. This argument that they’re helpful to law enforcement is specious.” – James Finckenauer, CJRA Expert Read […]

Will the FBI investigation be effective?

July 13, 2017

Indianapolis Star “The FBI is likely to look for any possible civil rights violations, as well as for any systemic problems within the department.” – Robert Taylor, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – June 2017

June 29, 2017

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Karlos Cashe spent 90 days in jail before drug tests proved his “cocaine” was actually drywall

June 29, 2017

Mic.com “The issue of unreliable field tests, a factor in Cashe’s arrest, is more common than people may realize” – OJ Mitchell, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Major Standford Study Finds Black Motorist Are Stopped, Ticketed, Searched, Arrested More Than Any Other Race

June 29, 2017

Atlanta Black Star “The reasons behind the discrepancies [in police stop and traffic-related arrest rates between African-American and white drivers] can be a combination of personal or individual bias [conscious or unconscious/implicit] ” – Ronnie Dunn, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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