Michael Sierra-Arevalo
Michael Sierra-Arevalo
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Crowdfunding For Private Security in Oakland Ignores a Few Key Facts

Several communities in Oakland have started crowdfunding private security in their neighborhoods. Unfortunately, this doesn't actually do much to reduce crime where it's most likely to occur.

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The Danziger Bridge Case is More Proof That Prosecutors Have Gone Rogue in America

The prosecutors who engage in misconduct are responsible for miscarriages of justice, both imprisoning the innocent and freeing the guilty. However, they are rarely held accountable or punished.
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Stop and Frisk Stops Nothing — Check Out How Cops Can Actually Fight Crime

Stop-and-frisk not only requires 1000 stops to recover 1 gun, but it damages community trust in police. Focused deterrence initiatives that involve community are a viable, effective alternative.