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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.

Estos son los latinos al mando del Distrito 25 de Filadelfia

 06/01/2017 - 13:55
Philadelphia 25th Police District

Veinte años después de que la Comandancia del distrito 25 de Filadelfia estuviera por primera vez a cargo de un policía latino, un grupo de experimentados oficiales hispanos vuelve a tomar las riendas de uno de los sectores más complejos de la ciudad. ¿Cómo piensan combatir la delincuencia? Estas fueron sus respuestas.

[OP-ED]: Voter Participation – Dismal Indicator of Democracy

 05/19/2017 - 10:31
Somalis hold demonstration in London on May 18, 2017 across from the Downing Street residence of the British Prime Minister seeking better respect through exercising their democratic right to protest. LBWPhoto

The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.

 

Comm. Ross speaks on what lies ahead for 'stop and frisk'

 03/22/2016 - 15:51

Early Tuesday morning, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross held a press conference in front of the James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse where he discussed the outcome of a meeting with the ACLU of Pennsylvania and city representatives about “stop and frisk”.

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Dominique Johnson