Archives for October 2015

Are Cops Under Siege? FBI Director’s Remarks

There is a debate throughout the United States as to the reason(s) for rising crime, especially in select major sites, with some predicting an increase in violent crime for the first time in several years, see https://www.crimeinamerica.net/crime-rates-united-states/. Recent remarks from James B. Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the University of Chicago Law School in Chicago, IL on October […]

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28% of deaths that occurred in the process of arrest not documented

After the passage of the Death in Custody Reporting Act (DICRA) of 2000, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) began collecting data on deaths that occurred in the process of arrest. Provisions in the 2000 DICRA called for collecting all deaths occurring within the process of arrest in any state, county, or local law enforcement […]

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