If you are interested in policing or work in the ranks, you need to read this important report issued a few years ago by the Justice Policy Institute: Rethinking the Blues: How We Police in the U.S. and at What Cost.
“The overuse of police and surveillance can lead to more arrests and incarceration and do not have a significant impact on crime, especially when considering the costs. Some jurisdictions have already started utilizing alternatives to traditional law enforcement to police their streets, while others are focusing on the more long term solutions to social problems.”
Read the entire report HERE.
And tell me what you think.