Sessions calls for punishing, not protecting, criminals in sanctuary cities

 08/17/2017 - 05:09
A group of people protest against the immigration policies of President Donald Trump during the visit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Miami on Aug. 16, 2017. Sessions urged the local authorities to follow the example set by Miami-Dade County of "punishing, not protecting" criminals during a speech in which he criticized Chicago's policies. EFE/Giorgio Viera

In Miami, Sessions lambasted so-called "sanctuary cities" - municipalities and other local entities that refuse to cooperate with voluntary immigration programs and including Chicago and San Francisco - and he blamed them for crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:56am
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[OP-ED]: Does ‘executive function’ play a role in how likely police officers are to use deadly force?

 07/13/2017 - 11:13
Study of the Philadelphia police was unique because of its access to such a deep trove of information on officers, as most departments do not make such data available. File

The concept of “executive function” was popularized by social science research showing that young children who can control their impulses, pay attention, remember details, manage their time and plan are more likely to be successful in school.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:00am

[OP-ED]: ¿La ‘función ejecutiva’ cumple un papel en cuán probable es que los oficiales de policía usen la fuerza letal?

 07/13/2017 - 11:08
Estudio de la policía de Filadelfia es único por su acceso a una información tan detallada sobre oficiales dado que la mayoría de los departamentos de policía no tienen disponibles esos datos. Archivo

El concepto de “función ejecutiva” se popularizó con las investigaciones de ciencias sociales que demuestran que es más probable que los niños pequeños que pueden controlar sus impulsos, prestar atención, recordar detalles, administrar su tiempo y planificar tengan éxito en la escuela.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:00am