NY1 News reports on JohnJayREC's recent study about the effects of Cure Violence. Includes a short comment from me. By Dean Meminger NY1 News October 3, 2017 NY1 VIDEO: Grassroots organizations have often argued they can stop violence in a way the police department cannot. Criminal Justice Reporter Dean Meminger tells us about a new … Continue reading Study: Community Program Reducing Violence in Two NYC Areas
2017 documentary focuses on cases of young people convicted of various forms of murder and homicide. Includes several of my comments and observations.
I have a short sound bite in a story about a Florida sheriff's office using game show-style videos to notify local offenders with outstanding warrants.
Interview on WRVA NewsRadio with host Jimmy Barrett about immigration and crime.
Interviewed on WRVA NewsRadio about different violent crime rates in U.S. cities, especially contrasting Chicago with New York City.
CBS report included excerpts of an interview with me.
Maintaining essential trust with its community can put programs like Man Up! at odds with police.
Live interview on CBSN following the San Bernardino shooting in 2015.
Live interview with CBSN following the shooting of Sandra Bland.
Yes, ESPN. They asked me to advise and comment on their effort to identify statistical patterns in criminal behavior in college sports.
I was interviewed by CBS for a story about a prison escape and they quoted one of the dumbest things I said.
January 20, 2015 A mob of people erratically riding motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) along Florida highways said they were honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It's illegal to ride dirt bikes and ATVs on those roads, but highway patrol said it couldn't chase after the reckless riders. It's against department policy to pursue scofflaws … Continue reading CBS This Morning
May 30, 2014 The sheriff's department says it knew a month ago that killer Elliot Rodger had put alarming videos online. As Carter Evans reports, deputies didn't watch those videos before visiting Rodger's apartment three weeks before the his shooting rampage. Interview includes comments from Jeffrey Butts. [ read article ] http://youtu.be/6KWWLzSLjuQ&rel=0
Missed Warning Signs? May 26, 2014. ... The Santa Barbara sheriff is defending his deputies who visited shooting suspect Elliot Rodger's apartment just last month. CBS News' Bob Orr reports on the evidence they didn't see. Interview includes comments from Jeffrey Butts. http://youtu.be/kAvVoQP02VM&rel=0
Los Angeles, November 26, 2013 A state legislator in New York is proposing a 25-year sentence on kids who sucker punch people in what law enforcement is calling the knockout game. Some law enforcement officials believe these attacks are part of a disturbing trend known as "The Knockout Game," in which perpetrators pummel innocent, unsuspecting … Continue reading KABC Talk Radio – Los Angeles