Tagged: Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice System in America Requires A New Approach

In response to a growing concern over the United States mass incarceration rates, the Brennan Center for Justice released a compilation of essays from the country’s most prominent public figures offering innovative solutions to the criminal justice system.  The resulting collaboration includes twenty proposals to reduce the US prison population...

2013 Hate Crime Statistics: An FBI Report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) just released its Hate Crime Statistics report for 2013. This report is released annually by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, “…a nationwide, cooperative statistical effort of more than 18,000 city, university and college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies voluntarily...

Body-Worn Cameras for Law Enforcement

Current headlines have brought the discussion of body-worn camera programs to the forefront of our national dialogue. The shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer is one such event that has propelled this heated discussion to President Obama’s desk. On December 1, 2014, President Obama announced that the federal...