Grad Profile: Pursuing an End to Inequality in Public Education
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- Social Sciences / Criminal Justice, Criminology
Violence Against Police Officers (Rutgers-Camden Expert)
Violent attacks on police officers in Philadelphia and around the nation continue with greater frequency. JONA (say: YO-nah) MEYER, an associate professor of criminology at Rutgers UniversityCamden, studies crime trends and law enforcement responses. She can discuss:
The proliferation of illegal firearms
Unprovoked attacks on officers
The role of the three strikes laws on increasing violent attacks on officers in order to minimize chances of apprehension
Risks to officers conducting traffic stops
Gangs and their role in violence against law enforcement officials
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