Violence Against Police Officers (Rutgers-Camden Expert)

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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