Tag: reform

Questioning the Value of DARE

The 1980’s birthed the War on Drugs, in which police departments gained power and money as part of a government attempt to curb illegal drug use. Part of this effort included the cre...

Re-evaluating Today's School Resource Officers

April 20, 1999 sparked a new fear in American students and families – the possibility of mass shootings in what were supposed to be safe schools. Within six months of the Columbine ...

Pleasanton Police and Data Transparency

Data transparency is often regarded as the first step to further reform in police departments. While the Pleasanton Police Department is not the worst in making data easily availabl...