The Legal Aid Society and other have initiated a suit against the NYPD to open up access to police department records regarding disciplinary hearings of officers. The suit is requesting that disciplinary summaries be made available to the public. Such summaries were available until 2011. At that time the Police Department said that releasing such...
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Use of force by the police has been under scrutiny. Nassau PD responds to the concerns by adopting new guidelines for officers. http://liherald.com/valleystream/stories/Nassau-County-Police-Department-revisits-use-of-force-policy,81710
Arthur Dobrin is interviewed about Communities and Police Talk by Ken Rosato.
Arthur Dobrin is interviewed about Communities and Police Talk by Ken Rosato, on ABC TV.
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What policy does your police department having around giving fist aid to someone they just shot? It differs from place to place, with some having clear and helpful guidelines while others have poor or no policy at all. Contact your local police department to urge them to create clear policies around this, if they don’t...
Community police need to be known by the communities they serve and to know the people by their names. Ideally, they should speak their language. Do ours community cops speak Spanish? Or Creole?
Families of three slain police officers talk about their losses.