Infographic: The ‘fuzz’iness between police-public relations and perceptions
This infographic shows how police view the public and what the public thinks about local law enforcement.
- Written by Jason Axelrod
- 27th February 2017
Cincinnati City Council votes to decriminalize marijuanaThe Cincinnati City Council voted today to decriminalize marijuana possession within the city limits, joining the ranks of numerous communities across the country to soften their stances on the drug. The measure, which passed 5-3, will allow individuals to have in their possession 100 grams of plant material without fearing legal consequence, according to The […]
Counties encounter troubles in voting recountsAs Georgia and Florida engage in voting recounts, certain counties are encountering more impediments in doing so than others. Georgia’s gubernatorial race between Democrat and former State Rep. Stacey Abrams and Republican former Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is being considered too close to call, with District Judge Amy Totenberg blocking the state from […]
Kansas City leaders criticize Missouri anti-abortion billKansas City, Mo., leaders made their outrage clear shortly after the state legislature passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country. Last week, the Missouri Legislature approved a ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy, Reuters reports. The bill contains no exceptions for rape or incest; its only exception is in […]
Why local governments should consider a holistic approach to human traffickingMost cities want to address human trafficking in a meaningful way, but there is no clear consensus on the best way to go about it. However, a comprehensive, citywide approach underway in three cities is demonstrating great potential. Chicago, Atlanta and my city, Minneapolis, have received grant funding as part of the Pathways to Freedom […]