Cops & Courts


Wed February 4, 2015


Tue February 3, 2015
Cops & Courts

Handshakes have a lot to say

Nigel Poor

When volunteering at a prison there are many rules to follow: there are dress codes, restrictions on what can be brought in and out, and physical contact between volunteers and inmates is strictly forbidden.

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Thu January 29, 2015

Daily news roundup for Thursday, January 29, 2015

San Francisco deputy public defender Jami Tillotson is arrested at the Hall of Justice

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News:

S.F. public defender detained outside court; office outraged // SF Gate

"A San Francisco deputy public defender was handcuffed and arrested at the Hall of Justice after she objected to city police officers questioning her client outside a courtroom, an incident that her office called outrageous and police officials defended as appropriate."


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Wed January 28, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: What role does implicit bias play in policing?

What role does implicit bias play in policing? On the January 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing how unconscious racial bias affects police and community relations. Even those of us who believe in equality and fairness show significant patterns of bias. How are police departments dealing with this? Can officers be trained to recognize their biases and alter their behavior? What’s the most effective way to combat implicit bias? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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Fri January 23, 2015
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 01.23.15


Attorney General ends seizure program, or does he?... Rogue Berkeley dispensary ordered to close… Tribes’ plans to cultivate cannabis concerns current suppliers… Events, Health, Opinion, and more.


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