Use of Force

Read: UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

Before joining LBUSD in January, Eddie Gonzalez had served just a few months as a police officer in two cities.

Read: Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

“Responses of more than 1,700 SROs from all 50 states indicate that when encountering negative, potentially criminal student behaviors, respondents seek to avoid the justice system as their preferred option.”

Read: Accuracy of ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection in Question

Accuracy of ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection in Question

A report by a Chicago watchdog agency says ShotSpotter is ineffective, but the company says its solution is 97% accurate.

Read: Study Finds Guns Lead to More Violent Protests

Study Finds Guns Lead to More Violent Protests

A new study has found that armed protests are six times more likely to turn violent than protests without guns.

Read: University of Iowa Releases Reform Recommendations After Months of Research

University of Iowa Releases Reform Recommendations After Months of Research

The 40-page report calls for more funding for support services, reserving police response for more serious situations and direct access to mental health professionals.

Read: San Jose School District Reinstates Cops After Having Let Them Go

San Jose School District Reinstates Cops After Having Let Them Go

The San Jose school board has voted to unanimously to bring back police as security officers for after-school events.

Read: University of Utah Police to Use Body-Worn Cameras on Campus

University of Utah Police to Use Body-Worn Cameras on Campus

The campus community was involved in developing guidelines for implementation of body-worn cameras.

Read: Bates College Implements New Security Plan to Ease Tension Between Students and Safety Officers

Bates College Implements New Security Plan to Ease Tension Between Students and Safety Officers

An investigation revealed issues and solutions to improve relations between Bates College students and campus security officers, including the creation of “live-in” positions.

Read: USC Advisory Board Urges More Oversight of Campus Public Safety

USC Advisory Board Urges More Oversight of Campus Public Safety

A review of USC DPS data found that stops of Black people accounted for 31.7% of all stops despite African Americans making up only 1% of the people around the Health Sciences campus and 12% of the University Park campus.

Read: University of Utah Police Pledge to Increase Representation of Women by 2030

University of Utah Police Pledge to Increase Representation of Women by 2030

The University of Utah Police Department has joined the 30×30 initiative, which aims to increase the representation of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030.

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