Posted on June 11, 2014 at 9:15 AM by John Hankemeier
The Police Executive Research Forum and the Bureau of Justice Assistance released two reports defining Legitimacy and Procedural Justice in Policing. These are reviewed in a recent Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) newsletter. “Legitimacy” refers to the extent to which a police department is perceived as morally just, honest and worthy of trust and confidence. Here’s a few of the highpoints from the newsletter.
Posted on February 28, 2014 at 10:29 AM by Melinda McLaughlin
Every year new concepts or influences affect public safety in our country. 2013 saw changes in laws related to firearms and marijuana and some technology trends.
Posted on February 28, 2014 at 10:27 AM by Melinda McLaughlin
As you read through this brief you’ll find a sampling of our recent activity. And you’ll see our department is becoming even busier. I’m proud of the efforts crime prevention specialists, patrol officers and detectives have made to reduce crime. They have focused their work in hot spots where crime is concentrated and paid attention to the most prolific offenders.
We’ve also spent considerable time helping the City and advocates navigate their way through the complications of homelessness and mobile protest camps that have migrated to a number of sites around town.
Some news submitted from our department's divisions: