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By Maurice Punch 2019
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8 Oct. 2019, 10:58 am
Effective change in the criminal justice system requires focusing on “North Stars” that can point the way towards a more fundamental transformation of communities and institutions, a conference at John Jay College was told Tuesday.
16 Sep. 2019, 10:29 am
At a time of Brexit induced policy paralysis, it seems that only one matter can break through the news headlines. Daily reports of murders and injuries caused by rising knife crime in London and the other cities in the UK have galvanised a call for…
6 Sep. 2019, 9:44 am
This article looks at the way in which the West Midlands Police are trialing predictive analytics in order to allow for better informed policing in the front line.
2 Sep. 2019, 12:47 pm
CIT International is proud to announce the release of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Programs: A Best Practice Guide for Transforming Community Responses to Mental Health Crises, the first comprehensive guide for communities to best practices for…
16 Aug. 2019, 6:05 pm
"There is a moral and strategic imperative to reshape police culture and incentives to ensure that the exercise of police discretion is more deliberate, transparent, and accountable and that policing practices are focused more tightly on dramatically…
13 Aug. 2019, 1:13 pm
'The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence reported that intimate partner violence is the leading contributor to the preventable death, disability and illness burden in women aged 15 to 45.'
23 Jul. 2019, 2:24 pm
"When a state at the Mexican border legalizes marijuana for medical consumption, the violent crime rate decreases by 13 percent on average. Whenever inland states introduce such laws, violent crime in the nearest border state decreases, as smuggling…
15 Jul. 2019, 1:37 pm
Dr Melissa Jardine had an opinion article published in the news about policing and public health in her hometown Maryborough (Victoria) and a scholarship program which supports two female secondary school students to join in the LEPH conference…
26 Jun. 2019, 2:33 pm
A relevant read for LEPHers by George L. Keling (1991): Police think of themselves as the front end of something called the 'Criminal justice system.' But what if the system does not exist?