Policing

Publications

, Tampa Bay Times
Why buy guns undercover at Brandon mall? Deals are often ‘back and forth.’
Jillian Snider

From Tampa Bay Times:
A former undercover officer who now teaches criminal justice echoed the explanation from the Sheriff’s Office, saying she considers gun buys the most dangerous of undercover…

, Orange County Register
Police Misbehavior Remains a Crucial Liberty Issue
Steven Greenhut

Whenever I write about police-abuse and use-of-force issues, I often hear from the “back the badge” crowd to defend whatever it is the police officer did in a given situation. They’re not…

, Norfolk Daily News
Police measures in two cities failed; both were lacking in common sense
Lisel Petis

From Norfolk Daily News:

In Austin, the proposal failed because it was an unfunded and unrealistic mandate to increase minimum police staffing and require officers to spend a third of their…

, Inside Sources
No Excuses – Find a Better Policing Solution
Lisel Petis

Two contrary police reform measures—one to increase police officers in Austin, Texas, and another to decrease them in Minneapolis—went before voters this month. The goal of each was to create a…

Minneapolis votes to uphold their police department
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 3, 2021)—Following the vote to uphold the existence of the police department in Minneapolis, R Street’s Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties Director Jillian Snider released the…

, R Street Institute
Event: Law Enforcement Accountability: Has the tide finally shifted?
Steven Greenhut & Jillian Snider

From R Street Institute:


[Moderator] Steven Greenhut, Resident Senior Fellow and Western Region Director, State Affairs, R Street Institute
Jillian…

Expanding the use of Field Citations in Missouri
Maya Szilak

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Expanded Citation Authority
Maya Szilak & Marc Hyden

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, Orange County Register
Police officers don’t need military grade weapons
Steven Greenhut

I recently was driving behind a pickup truck that sported a bumper sticker with a U.S. Marine Corps logo and these words: “When it absolutely positively has to be destroyed overnight.” That line…

, The American Spectator
Getting It Right on Justice Reform
Steven Greenhut

In the rural area where I live, those black flags with the thin-blue-line stripe have supplanted the stars and stripes as the chosen expression of patriotism. I refer to them as the “please tread…

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