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Covid in County Jails: Inmates are Caught in a Potential Death Trap

January 9th, 2021|

On Friday December 11, 2020 Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson ordered Sheriff Don Barnes to release 50% of the inmate population from Orange [...]

In-Custody Deaths from Alcohol Withdrawal: An Ongoing Nationwide Atrocity

December 9th, 2020|

On any given day, thousands of people are arrested and jailed who are to some degree alcohol-impaired. Most of these people are not in grave [...]

Sentencing People with Serious Mental Illness to Jail and Prison: Is this Ethical or Even Legal?

February 4th, 2020|

The United States of America has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest incarceration rate in the world. We also have the highest percentage of [...]

Preventable Jail Suicides

August 14th, 2019|

Mental Illness care in Jail | Ensuring Safety | Housing and Treatment | Medical care in jail The United States currently has the highest number [...]

Ongoing Psychological Support for Police to Reduce the Cost of Police Misconduct

August 6th, 2019|

On this page: Pre-Employment Psychological Screening | Unsuitable Candidates | Officers Become Mentally Unbalanced | Depressed Police Officer | Regular Therapy for Police   According [...]

Gordon V. County of Orange: Judgment Vacated and Case Remanded for Further Action

August 1st, 2019|

Table Of Content Matthew Gordon Died in Jail | Prisoners Rights | Justice for Matthew Gordon | Reasonable Person Standard | Court’s Ruling Changed You [...]

LASD Watch Dogs Are Alerted to a Secret Clique at the Compton Station

July 25th, 2018|

Table Of Content County Sheriffs Department Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act LASD Cliques in News The Compton Station Clique Fight against Law Enforcement Officers [...]

Sonoma County and Deputy Eric Gelhaus Will Face Civil Trial for Killing Andy Lopez

July 12th, 2018|

Table Of Content Justice for Andy Lopez Andy Lopez Case Raises One Legal Question Standard of Proof Criminal Case Standard of Proof Civil Case Federal [...]

Cop Training Which Emphasizes the Sanctity of Life Includes De-Escalation Techniques

May 2nd, 2018|

Table Of Content Escalation Vs. De-Escalation Escalation Of Force Police De-escalation Training What Is De-escalation? De-escalation Training For Law Enforcement What Are Cops Not Allowed [...]

Unarmed Black Man Stephon Clark: The Most Recent Casualty of Our Police State

April 24th, 2018|

Table of Content Stephon’s Cause of Death Who Killed Stephon When Is It Legal? How Many Times to Shoot? Justice for Stephon Clark Stop the [...]

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