CLEVELAND (AP) â€" Cleveland's police department will limit when and how long squad cars can chase suspects in new guidelines released Thursday, more than a year after a chase involving more than 100 officers ended in the deaths of two people. The changes come as the department is still dealing with the fallout from the November 2012 chase that involved five dozen cruisers and wove through residential neighborhoods, onto Interstate 90, and eventually ended with gunfire in East Cleveland. The police department is now under a wide-ranging federal investigation into the use of force that goes beyond the car chase. The lawsuit, which is still ongoing, asked the court to order the city to make changes in police policies to prevent similar incidents.
ACLU: Newark Stop-and-Frisk Targets Blacks Disproportionately Patch.com “The police department's data reveal disturbing patterns about the use of stop-and-frisk in Newark,” said ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer.
My colleagues and I are often asked to ‘decode’ the process of business transformation and provide the repeatable ‘formula’ for success. I guess this is understandable given that widely quoted statistic – you know the one – that 70% of all change efforts fail. In a way, this interest in our work is very humbling.… Read the rest of this post & join the discussion →
A Phoenix economic council sent a letter to Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday asking her to veto a bill that would allow businesses to deny services to gays and other groups based on religious beliefs. - Blogs at KTAR.com
The greatest practical truth that I can impart to my classes is this: it's a team sport, but often without a team captain. The most important role we play in the justice field is to be a servant leader at whatever level of the community we can be. As a servant leader, our main task is not directing (though sometimes we do this), but it is to build capacity in the community so that everyone helps one another a little bit more. This is the magic, because one kindness leads to another. I found in one town, that a dedication to simply wave at the kids led to more buy in from everyone for building civil society in the community. So, if you do nothing else, build the team.
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Legislature has passed a controversial religion bill that is again thrusting Arizona into the national spotlight in a debate over discrimination. House Bill 2153 would allow individuals
The District of Columbia City Council voted Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana use in the nation's capital, and Mayor Vincent Gray said he intends to sign the measure that replaces jail time with fines