Matthew Rozsa discusses the role of police in a democratic society. — As a progressive, I’ve found there is an argument that seems to be effective in debates with conservatives on law and order issues. What I’ll say is that police officers have an inherent civic responsibility to be responsive to the concerns of their […]
Maybe the most radical of statements critics desire to hear from Philly’s Mayor is that race plays a leading role in how neighborhoods are policed.
The Philadelphia City Council, relatively silent on the issue of stop-and-frisk, has a role to play in expanding or mitigating the tactic. — Stop-and-frisk, a policing tactic perceived by critics as ineffective and divisive, hasn’t in recent years been up for a public hearing nor has any Philadelphia City Councilperson spoken in the media about […]
Mrs. Hillary Clinton, who like the ACLU PA argues police departments have great autonomy, said probable cause, not reasonable suspicion, should be the stop-and-frisk standard.
Toy guns aren’t toys at all but are instead gun replicas that look and feel real.
What do cases of police corruption tell us about our society’s problems in general?
Education has the power to transform, and it’s time we put that power to work.