Cuomo Seeks to Defund High-Profile Juvenile Justice Program

by Fred Mogul, WNYC News New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration wants to pull funding for a juvenile justice program started in 2013 with great fanfare. In the newly released 2019 budget proposal, state officials would zero out the $41 million that Albany has committed annually to “Close to Home.” The program places juveniles convicted … Continue reading Cuomo Seeks to Defund High-Profile Juvenile Justice Program

Study: Community Program Reducing Violence in Two NYC Areas

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

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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

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  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

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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