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Should We Rename It "Selma Francisco"?

Should We Rename It "Selma Francisco"? California Progress Report, April 13, 2012

The Pacifica Evening News
The Pacifica Evening News KPFA Radio, April 12, 2012
San Francisco considers human rights impact of drug war
This Thursday, April 12th, 2012 , residents of San Francisco will have an opportunity to discuss the impact of the war on drugs in the city and make recommendations as to what should be done to address it.  The San Francisco Human Rights Commission is holding a public hearing on The Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs in City Hall room 416, at 5:30 pm to discuss the impact of drug policy on the city's individuals and families.  Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend…
When Juvenile Crime Happens in San Diego

When Juvenile Crime Happens in San Diego Voice of San Diego, April 2, 2012

San Francisco's Arrest Rates of African Americans for Drug Felonies Worsens
San Francisco's Arrest Rates of African Americans for Drug Felonies Worsens
Hundreds of Kids Arrested on an Unproven Hunch

Hundreds of Kids Arrested on an Unproven Hunch Voice of San Diego, March 11, 2012

Daniel Macallair presents at SF's Youth-Police Commission hearing Mar. 7, 2012
The San Francisco Youth Commission and Police Commission are uniting on March 7, 2012 to hold a "Hearing on youth-police interactions."  The hearing will be held in City Hall, Board of Supervisors Legislative Chambers, Room 250 at 6:00 pm.  RSVP required. See attached flyer for more details. CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair will discuss San Francisco's juvenile crime trends at the hearing.  His handouts can be found here: ~ San Francisco youth crime at record low ~…
Cops in Schools
The evidence is clear: having police on school campuses creates more problems than it solves.  This evidence has been provided by a detailed report from the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) called "Education Under Arrest: The Case Against Police in Schools ." The reported noted that between 1997 and 2007 the number of "school resource officers" (SRO's) increased by 38%, largely as a result of zero tolerance policies enacted during this time.  Paralleling this growth has been the increase of…
Move Over, Police?
Move Over, Police? The Crime Report, February 10, 2012
Marijuana Arrests Skyrocket in California
Marijuana Arrests Skyrocket in California OpposingViews.com, November 14, 2011
Report: Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests Skyrocketing in California
Report: Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests Skyrocketing in California SF Weekly, November 11, 2011
Misdemeanor marijuana arrests are skyrocketing
Misdemeanor marijuana arrests are skyrocketing
Justice Policy Journal - Volume 4, Number 2 - Fall 2007
(ISSN 1530-3012) From the editor Parolee Day Treatment in California: Action Research with Parolees in an Urban Setting Life After 'Life': Wrongly Convicted But Never Truly Free Juvenile Sexual Offenders: An analytical View of Effective Programming Jail Wall Drawings and the Role of Artistic Creativity in Community Reintegration A Convict Criminology Perspective on Women Guarding Men From the editor By Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D. and Randall G. Shelden, M.A., Ph.D. From The…
Targeting Blacks for Marijuana - Possession Arrests of African Americans in California, 2004-08
Targeting Blacks for Marijuana - Possession Arrests of African Americans in California, 2004-08 The Drug Policy Alliance, June 30, 2010
Justice Policy Journal - Volume 1, Number 1 - Summer 2001
(ISSN 1530-3012 ) From the editor Justice Policy Journal Volume 1, Number 1: August 2001 From the editor By Daniel Macallair, MPA Editorial Statement Manuscripts submitted to the Justice Policy Journal cannot have been published elsewhere, including the Internet. They cannot be under consideration by another journal or publication outlet. Upon publication, author(s) must sign a Copyright Agreement with the Justice Policy Journal. Justice Policy Journal Volume 1, Number 1:…
Justice Policy Journal - Volume 2, Number 1 - Summer 2005
(ISSN 1530-3012) From the editor Waiver of Juveniles to Criminal Court: Judicial Discretion and Racial Disparity The View From the Other Side of the Fence: Incarcerated Women Talk about Themselves Focus on Family and Fatherhood: Lessons from Fairfax County's Responsible Fatherhood Program for Incarcerated Dads Doing Jail Time: The Socialization Process of a County Jail Environment From the editor By Randall G. Shelden, M.A., Ph.D. From the Editor I would like to welcome…
San Francisco Challenges: Statistics don't support official explanations for high black arrest rate

San Francisco Challenges: Statistics don't support official explanations for high black arrest rate San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 2007

OT pushes guard's pay past $100,000
OT pushes guard's pay past $100,000 Chicago Tribune, December 23, 2006
San Francisco's High African American Arrest Rate: Sorting through the data to expose the facts
San Francisco's High African American Arrest Rate: Sorting through the data to expose the facts
Epidemic or Easy Target?
Epidemic or Easy Target? The Roanoke Times, November 19, 2006
The Unmaking of a Justice System
The Unmaking of a Justice System East Bay Express, October 4, 2006
Assessing "Broken Windows" Theory
Assessing "Broken Windows" Theory
Conceptualizing Mediation Use By Patrol Police Officers

This research effort shows why it makes sense that 21st Century police reform initiatives include embellishing the mediation skills of patrol police officers. 

Is San Francisco Soft on Juvenile Crime? Reality vs. Myth

This study examines the realities and myths of San Francisco juvenile crime control policies in 1996.  

From Beyond Shelter To Behind Bars

A study of San Francisco's practice of policing homelessness. Our Officers and Deputies are highly trained individuals, but they can not be expected to protect us from poverty. 

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