Police Shootings

November 18, 2014

Huffington Post Feature on Ferguson

Now, on the eve of the Grand Jury’s decision that will determine the fate of Officer Darien Wilson, the recent display of unified command by the Missouri officials suggest that Ferguson may have superior racial challenges ahead.
February 27, 2015

Discovering Racial Audits

193 days have passed since the Michael Brown incident, and since Americans were forced to the “race table” to talk about race and the urban community’s relationship with police. This has happened in a way not seen since the Civil Rights Movement.
May 27, 2015

Amateur Videos Reshaping Police Use of Deadly Force?

The 1991 digital handheld camcorder video footage of the Rodney King Beating to Santana's 2015 "smart" phone video footage of the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, it seems that 24 years of technology has not changed the average individual's desire to show life in America uncut.
August 26, 2015

Cops and Coffee" Finding a Police Cure

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.”