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Problem-Oriented Policing and Today’s Struggle for Effective Community-Police Relationships

Problem-oriented policing (POP) is a policing strategy that involves crime analysis and working with the community to develop effective response strategies to reduce crime. Many law enforcement agencies have adopted the POP concept as a way to reduce crime as well as build and strengthen community relations. 503 more words

Criminal Justice/Criminology

Mark Bond reblogged this on e-Roll Call Magazine.

Inaugural West Coast Diversity Brunch Honors Tech Titans of Color

It would have been easy to walk into last Sunday’s Silicon Valley Diversity Brunch in Palo Alto feeling cynical. As noted by one of the introductory speakers, tech companies are not models of diversity. 641 more words


Connecticut College Cancels Classes For A Week Over Racism

The president of a school in Connecticut canceled classes Monday following the discovery over the weekend of racist graffiti, scheduling a series of events in their place to promote discussion and “eradicate this ignorance and hatred,” claims ABC News. 183 more words


Indianapolis' Republican Mayor Has a Brilliant Response to State's New Anti-Gay Law

Well at least some in Indiana have sense, so maybe there’s hope. I certainly would like that for a very, very dear friend lives there and I know she detests what the governor of the state has done. 133 more words


Engineering Role Models

Today’s post will be a bit accelerated due to time constraints imposed by a long To Do List for Team UV in the coming weeks as we prepare for more testing, analysis, conference, and possible journal submissions, but I thought it would be a little fun to talk about role models in engineering today.   1,289 more words


America – Melting pot or kitchen pantry?

It’s absolutely assured that one of the major talking points on both sides of the political spectrum leading up to the next election will be immigration, as candidates vie for the votes of those who are poised to become de facto “citizens by fiat.” Already, media outlets are evaluating potential election contestants  based on whether they have “flip-flopped” in their views toward immigration. 1,036 more words