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July 19, 2013 8:21 AM America, Both Black and White, Doesn't Trust Cops

John Buntin has an engaging piece in New York Times on how to prevent gang members from killing each other. David Kennedy describes how the long-term, prevalent use of stop-and-frisk tactics in minority neighborhoods has eroded community trust of law...

By Keith Humphreys

November 18, 2011 3:20 PM Dumb-ass Training and the U.C. Davis Pepper Spray Incident: Thoughts From a Former Cop

This UC Davis pepper-spray incident from yesterday, in which campus police sprayed a group of protesting “Occupy” students who were sitting on the ground, was just brought to my attention. I don’t know all the facts, but as a former...

By Peter Moskos

November 16, 2011 11:46 AM New York’s Flakiest

It’s no secret that I have my problems with Occupy Wall Street (as well as an honest admiration for what it’s accomplished). But this from its blog is just delicious and I can’t resist quoting it in full: NYPD...

By Andrew Sabl