Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur on Ferguson - His perspective is always a double edge sword because he's a Black man who grew up in the Inner City. He is now an 18 year veteran cop who lives and polices the inner city he grew up in
The Black Man’s Think Tank” #BMTT will seek to answer the question. “How do we connect them- the young Black men? In addition, the core goal is to determine where are the breakdowns with in the Black community that have left countless numbers of qualified young Black men, who do not have criminal records, economically stranded and void of mentorship by other successful Black men.
African-American Affairs Commission Racial Profiling Prohibition Project Forum discussion included the hot-topics of Racial Profiling, Mass Incarceration, Juvenile Detention, Suspension and Expulsion Rates of Minority Students, Implicit and Explicit Bias, and Felony Reentry/Societal Reintegration.
The seemingly new priority for police officers and police professionals is not to only Be on the Look Out - BOLO for a "Black male with a handgun." In this evolving new world of policing, officers are likely to...read more..
On Urban Talk Radio, Community Organizer Latrice M. Hampton, A young leader and voice of modern-day urban America-She will be discussing the provocative challenges or not that face young urban Americans. Senator Gary Holder-Winfield will be discussing the drastic changes in store for CT police departments-The new Bill Public Act No. 15-4AN ACT CONCERNING EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE.
12 months of high profile police shootings. Terrell J. Starr a senior New York editor of the online news network AlterNet recently wrote an article entitled “Body Cams Can Capture Abuse, But Can They End Police Brutality?” His article suggest that Criminal justice experts say much more is needed to really reform police departments nationwide. Stacy Spell a retired New Haven homicide detective believes that a key to police reform is “Community Building.”