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The NFL has a higher standard for player conduct and law enforcement agencies can learn from the NFL’s policies. In light of the recent decision by the NFL to suspend Ezekiel Elliott for unprosecuted conduct allegedly implicating his participation as a domestic violence abuser, it would behoove all of us to ask some critical questions … More NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy is Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
On August 10, 2017, Sheriff Scott Walton of the Sheriff’s Office in Rogers County, Oklahoma defended Betty Shelby as he announced her recruitment as the 31st reserve deputy sworn into his department. As reported by CNN’s Jessica Suerth, Sheriff Walton explained his support of Shelby by saying he’d hate to think that he was “sitting … More The Movement is On Fire: We Need You to Enter the Burning Building
I’ve been saying it all along. Domestic violence allegations are no joke. Maybe now that the nation of Dallas Cowboys fans and my fellow Ohio State Alumni have asserted disappointment over the recent 6-game suspension of the outstandingly talented Ezekiel Elliott, people will pay attention to this. Even if you are never prosecuted, never found … More How Domestic Violence Allegations Threaten Your Reputation, Even If You Are Never Found Guilty
On June 24, 2017, CNN’s Emanuella Grinberg discussed why police shooting trials rarely end in convictions in a CNN report. The narrative outlined perspectives from different players in the debate, but the competing highlight she raised was the conflict between agencies experiencing a recruiting deficit that limits their ability to ensure public safety versus the … More Failing to Reform Law Enforcement Training is the Leading Cause of Community Distrust
It wasn’t my first encounter with a blatantly racist human being. Growing up half black and half Asian-Pacific islander in a predominantly white neighborhood in the middle of the Delawarean country meant racism was no surprise to me. I just learned over time to understand its roots, identify its many forms, ignore its intent, and … More Racism Over Coffee
This article was originally published on June 23, 2017 with Exposure Magazine. If you’re one of the many who followed the Philando Castile case from Facebook Live to jury trial acquittal, you only know what you know. You know what your eyes have been privy to, what you’ve heard from media releases, the opinions of others … More But How?
This article was originally published on June 9, 2017 with Exposure Magazine. It is disconcerting the amount of contradictions in the current state of public opinions regarding decision making in the criminal justice system. Evaluating your ability to view accused persons as innocent until proven guilty can jumpstart needed conversations and effectuate measurable growth on social … More A New Kind of Innocence Project
This article was originally published on June 2, 2017 with Exposure Magazine. If you are going to participate in discussions about criminal justice, flawed elements of the legal system, or similar subjects, you should know what truly disappoints you. When asked what makes you most mad, do you have a succinct statement that properly communicates … More Criminal Justice and Decision Making: Your View of People Accused of Committing Crimes
This article was originally published on May 26, 2017 with Exposure Magazine. People are quick to choose a side. When disparity exists in the systematic incarceration of a particular ethnicity or race, social injustice pioneers are quick to raise historical racism as the underlying cause. When disparity exists in the portrayal of innocent civilians being murdered … More What’s the Problem?: Current Trends First