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Some past joint operations are associated with bringing down crime in some cities. “But those reductions don’t last very long. So the impact of those
David Kennedy, director of the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said that other U.S. cities have also seen increases
As California and the nation debate the aftermath of the George Floyd killing, Stockton has some insights, if not answers, about what it means to
“Most of what the department does is not violence prevention,” said David Kennedy. “It’s not associated with crime. It covers a wide range: domestic disturbances,
“We are seeing the political shift that is happening in real time here,” David Kennedy, director of National Network for Safe Communities and a criminal
Critics see Chicago as emblematic of chaos that could follow decreases in police funding. Experts say the relationship between policing and gun violence is nuanced.
MORE Justice is putting particular focus on asking local law enforcement agencies, as well as city and county governments, to commit to a concept called
“When it comes to policing and public safety, I really think the world just changed,” Kennedy said. Kennedy says he’s been paying close attention to
The recent spotlight on deadly use-of-force encounters has led John Jay College of Criminal Justice Professor David Kennedy to ruminate whether the field of policing should have