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Yazoo City Police Chief Suspended For Defying Alderman

Yazoo City Police Chief Suspended For Defying Alderman Therese Apel  October 12, 2016 Yazoo City’s police chief learned Tuesday of his three-day suspension without pay from the editor of a local newspaper instead of city officials, and it appears the terms of the suspension could go against state code law. Police Chief Jeff Curtis was suspended when the mayor and board of …

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NYPD Watchdog Say Bratton’s ‘Broken Windows’ Hasn’t Worked

Outgoing (now gone) NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton vigorously disagrees . One of Bill Bratton’s signature programs (along with Comp Stat) is adoption of the :Broken Windows” strategy based on the notion that nipping bad behavior in the bud will prevent worse behavior. The theory was introduced in a 1982 article by social scientists James Q. Wilson and George L. Kellin based on …