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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.

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.

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