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Policing in a Fishbowl: The New Reality


Policing in today’s society is not easy.

Officer’s today police in a fishbowl in which citizens are filming encounters with officers and posting the videos to social media for comment. 544 more words

Criminal Justice/Criminology

Former Prisoners Applaud Program to Help Inmates Go to College

Glenn Martin knows exactly the kind of difference getting an education can make for a person behind bars. When Martin was 23, he was sentenced to six years in prison for robbery. 720 more words

Restorative Justice

I am currently enrolled in a class entitled, “Spirituality of Restorative Justice” through Seattle University. 40% of my grade in this course will be based on the discussion generated through social media.  5,595 more words

Animal Neglect

The dirty little secret of decreasing mass incarceration

We’re going to have to let a whole more violent felons out on the streets.  There  was an article in the Times that there finally seems to be some real bipartisan momentum for reforming our horribly inefficient and way over-punitive sentencing laws.   123 more words

Politics

The Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance July 31, 1975

By: Jimmy Hoffa Disappears. (2009). A&E Networks. History.com. Retrieved from http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jimmy-hoffa-disappears

On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. 388 more words

Criminal Justice/Criminology

Upcoming Virtual Career Fairs: American Military University

Our virtual career fairs offer you the opportunity to speak with employers and recruiters in these fields:

National Security
August 20

The perfect place to meet with employers within the national security arena.  361 more words

Criminal Justice/Criminology