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Read the June 2022 newsletter here.

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06/24/22-Spectrum NewsBrian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State University, San Bernardino, and CJRA Expert, discusses the role of groups like the Proud Boys and the Oathkeepers and why their rhetoric resonates so strongly in places like Southern California.

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06/17/22-Orlando Sentinel“Timing means a lot because the first few hours are critical to hopefully locating that person safely and nearby. As time goes on, the odds of something negative happening increases,” Bryanna Fox, CJRA Expert.

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06/11/22-Philadelphia Inquirer“The question is what can we do to prevent an incident like that from happening in the future, to prevent the kind of disorder you’re seeing there. That would call for a solution above and beyond just a policing response. If the police presence is not enough of a deterrent effect then there should […]

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06/03/22-National Affairs“Despite the potential symbolic, political, and practical importance of naming a law after a victim, it is unclear whether this practice influences public opinion about the law itself,” Kelly Socia, CJRA Expert.

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05/19/22-KJZZ“Right now what we’re doing is looking at what body worn camera data look like, and how it’s going to benefit the police in terms of decision making in the future. Body worn camera data have all sorts of utility built into it,”Charles Katz CJRA Expert.

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05/12/22-TIME“Escapes in and of themselves are rare when it comes to critical incidents in prisons and jails. To add on top of it, a staff member helping an inmate escape from custody is super rare,” Jeff Mellow, CJRA Expert.

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05/12/22-TIME“Correctional Officers are the people that come in contact with the incarcerated more often than anybody else. And so they can really help with the re-socialization process that’s supposed to take place in prisons and jails,” Thomas Baker, CJRA Expert.

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04/30/22-Baltimore Sun“They look at this as not an innovation based on best practices, but as some sort of punishment,” Maria Haberfeld, CJRA Expert.

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