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We Need to Talk About Police Officer Mental Health

While their employment makes them an obvious representative of government authority, enforcement, and power, police are also human beings. Over years of service, they are asked to not only enforce the law but make an endless number of judgment calls in volatile, pressure-filled situations by assessing risk and confronting trauma....
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The ACLU Was Wrong About ShotSpotter Technology. Here’s Why.

At ShotSpotter, we appreciate and respect the ACLU’s mission to defend and preserve individual rights and liberties. With its influence and prominent platform for doing good, though, comes the responsibility to be accurate and fair. Unfortunately, the August 2021 byline titled “Four Problems with the ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection System” contained...
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Three Violence Prevention Strategies For Your Community

All too often, the desire for safer and healthier communities is palpable, yet challenges arise due to a lack of trust between stakeholders, limited resources, and disagreements over proposed solutions. To overcome these common obstacles and move forward in stemming the tide of violence, community members should consider these holistic,...
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Community and Privacy: The Role of Police Technology Providers

Many of our individual activities leave behind a digital trail. Cell phone activities. Credit cards. Social media engagement. Website clicks. Today, our digital trails have become so expansive that people are more conscious of privacy issues than ever before. Just because you share personal information through the devices you use...