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Expect an increase in the crime rate, and less law enforcement because of the ‘Ferguson Effect.’ The ‘Ferguson Effect’ was first written about in Heather Mac Donald’s new book, … 1,482 more words


Edmonton police chief 'not really surprised' by surge in crime rates

Police-reported crime in Canada went up last year for the first time in 12 years, Statistics Canada revealed on Wednesday, with Alberta bearing the brunt of the increases. 579 more words


Educators share how race plays a part in school discipline

Studies have shown minorities tend to be disciplined more often than white children in school systems nationwide. Some educators believe it is purely due to behavior with no racial biases. 832 more words


Was There a "Ferguson Effect" on Crime Rates?

There has been some speculation in the national media, among law enforcement officials, and in academic circles that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by a police officer triggered a rise in crime nationally. 523 more words

Police-Community Relationship

Dallas Ambush on Police: Update

Phil Johnson, Ph,.D.
July 10, 2016

*The following includes the original article – as events were happening. This includes both the original as well as current updates and perspectives in race relations in the U.S. 1,023 more words

Inside The Chicago Program That Is Slashing Youth Crime Rates

One of my favorite sections of the Huffington Post is the section “What’s Working”, this Chicago based Becoming a Man program is a hopeful example of what is working and could be working for more communities. 133 more words

Things are not as bad as the media would have you believe

Queen Elizabeth II turned ninety years old on April 21st.  While I don’t follow the Royal Family all that closely, I do love Princess Kate’s fashion sense and have a thing for sparkly tiara’s (the real ones).  597 more words