We are a group of Dimond neighbors who meet to address ways for our community to avoid racial profiling in our crime prevention efforts. We meet to discuss, educate and challenge ourselves and each other about the unconscious bias and assumptions about race, combined with fear of crime, which is making our neighborhood feel intolerable to the people of color who live, work and visit here.
Cast-Out Police Officers Are Often Hired in Other Cities - Timothy Williams
"It is unclear how far-reaching such problems may be, but some experts say thousands of law enforcement officers may have drifted from police department to police department even after having been fired, forced to resign or convicted of a crime. Yet there is not comprehensive, national system for weeding out problem officers. If there were, such hires would not happen, criminologists and law enforcement officials say." Read article here