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165 -- Only the Good Stuff -- politics and mental health -- with Hunter from Murder and Such

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Where is the line between personal and political? Is there one? Should there be?

This episode is for the victims of the Dayton, OH, shooting on 4 August 2019. 65 more words

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Restoring Our Communities: San Francisco Pretrial Diversion and Neighborhood Court

The San Francisco Neighborhood Courts is a diversion program created by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office in partnership with San Francisco Pretrial Diversion. Through the use of restorative justice principles, the program seeks to build accountability, identify harm, and create solutions that are fair for both victims and the alleged offender. 770 more words

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Durham Police to offer all frontline officers Tasers

Newly appointed chief constable Jo Farrell said it would help protect officers who were “too often” assaulted while at work. The Durham Police Federation said it supported the move but human rights group Amnesty UK has expressed “serious concerns” about Tasers and how overuse could lead to unnecessary deaths.

Source: BBC

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Digital Strip Searches

Campaigners are calling on the National Police Chiefs’ Council to urgently revise a new policy that requires victims of crime to hand in their phones for mass data downloads. 125 more words

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Number of people prosecuted at record low

The number of people prosecuted or handed penalties for crimes in England and Wales has fallen to a record low despite a rise in the number of offences. 119 more words

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Criminal Justice Joint Inspection Business Plan 2019/21

The Criminal Justice Chief Inspectors’ Group (CJCIG) has finalised its business plan. This sets out the programme of inspections of the Criminal Justice System (CJS) for 2019/21 in which two or more of our inspectorates will be working together. 84 more words

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