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ARPA Funding: More Money is Available to Address Rising Gun Violence

Fighting Crime with the American Rescue Plan Act Last year, President Biden provided guidance that American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds may be used for “investing in technology and equipment to allow law enforcement to more efficiently and effectively respond to the rise in gun violence resulting from the pandemic.”...
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Police Accountability on Patrol

Police accountability is essential to functioning democratic societies. It helps ensure officers act within the bounds of the law, improves police-community relations and enhances police legitimacy. This accountability is two-fold: Internally, it relates to the responsibility that officers have to the law, their supervisors, and their department. Externally, it relates...
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A Comprehensive Look at ShotSpotter’s Impact

With that said, there are a number of problematic comparisons and omitted or “cherry-picked” information referenced throughout the Journal of Urban Health study titled “Impact of ShotSpotter Technology on Firearm Homicides and Arrests Among Large Metropolitan Counties: A Longitudinal Analysis” regarding ShotSpotter’s impact that we feel compelled to address. Evaluating...