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Hudsonville student receives scholarship to attend Police Academy

Hudsonville High School graduate Megan Stacey plans to attend GRCC’s Police Academy with a $1,000 college scholarship she received from the Law Enforcement Education Program. 101 more words

Criminal Justice

#Forensics : "What the Mike Brown 3 autopsies can and can't say" + Obstacles to Other #Ferguson Forensic Outcomes

I have posted in my previous blog various comments and postings of forensic topics related to the events in Ferguson Mo. As of today, no more details have been released by the multiple state and federal agencies having multi jurisdictional control over investigating what REALLY happened between office Darren Wilson and Mike Brown. 890 more words

Criminal Justice

New Titles added to our A-Z Electronic Resources

These GALILEO sponsored electronic resources are appropriate for research in criminal justice, education, human rights, international relations, political science, psychology, sociology or women’s studies topics. 295 more words

Announcements

Teens charged in alleged school shooting plot; probe included Internet surveillance

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

Two South Pasadena, California, teens are facing juvenile charges of making criminal threats in connection with an alleged plot for a mass shooting at their school. 238 more words

Law

A Preliminary Look at the Michael Brown Shooting

© Josh Sager – August 2014

As everybody who follows the news has already heard, last week a Ferguson Missouri police officer shot and killed an 18-year old black teenager. 1,676 more words

Current Events

New York City Will Pay $10 Million to Settle Wrongful Conviction Case

Joaquin Sapien writes at ProPublica:

He was just 22 when he was sent to Green Haven Correctional Facility in upstate New York for the 1994 murder of Brooklyn landlord Abraham Pollack.

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Politics

Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction

There are many aspects of criminal justice and imprisonment that the general public is unfamiliar with. That’s why this blog exists — to educate. One of the most serious problems in criminal justice is that it is possible for someone to be convicted and even to be sentenced to death, strictly on the basis of legal technicalities. 1,731 more words

Prison