• prison Justice

    ‘When My Brother Comes’ – New Regs Could Discourage Prison Visits

    Jan 30, 2015

    Tou Vang

    New regulations aimed at ferreting out contraband in state prisons threatens to make visits to family or friends behind bars a humiliating experience. The regulations – which require visitors of all ages to submit to a canine and strip search – will become permanent this year barring a reversal by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
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    ‘When My Brother Comes’ – New Regs Could Discourage Prison Visits

    Jan 30, 2015

    Tou Vang

    New regulations aimed at ferreting out contraband in state prisons threatens to make visits to family or friends behind bars a humiliating experience. The regulations – which require visitors of all ages to submit to a canine and strip search – will become permanent this year barring a reversal by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
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  • richmond pd Justice

    A Model for Police Reform

    Jan 14, 2015

    Brett Murphy

    Richmond’s police department is undergoing something of a renaissance these days, thanks in part to decades of reform that have moved the department from its longstanding enforcement-driven model to one that focuses more on building trust with the public.
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    richmond pd

    A Model for Police Reform

    Jan 14, 2015

    Brett Murphy

    Richmond’s police department is undergoing something of a renaissance these days, thanks in part to decades of reform that have moved the department from its longstanding enforcement-driven model to one that focuses more on building trust with the public.
    Continue to Richmond Pulse
  • demons Justice

    THE BEAT WITHIN: A Prisoner's Advice -- 'Respect the Signs'

    Jan 07, 2015

    Miguel Quesada

    Seventeen years ago, at the age of sixteen, I sat in a juvenile hall holding cell waiting to be booked on multiple charges. Now I'm an adult sitting in a cell in San Quentin State Prison. But maybe, if I'd only been able to recognize the signs that life was placing in front of me, things would have turned out differently.
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    demons

    THE BEAT WITHIN: A Prisoner's Advice -- 'Respect the Signs'

    Jan 07, 2015

    Miguel Quesada

    Seventeen years ago, at the age of sixteen, I sat in a juvenile hall holding cell waiting to be booked on multiple charges. Now I'm an adult sitting in a cell in San Quentin State Prison. But maybe, if I'd only been able to recognize the signs that life was placing in front of me, things would have turned out differently.
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