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Why the news media may not want to share Capitol riot images with the police

The uncomfortable questions facing Capitol Police over the security breach by MAGA mob

Tom Nolan, Emmanuel College When die-hard Trump supporters are able to storm the U.S. Capitol and forcefully occupy offices in the House and the Senate, questions over security are going to be asked. I am an academic criminologist who in an earlier life served as a senior policy adviser at the Department of Homeland Security. Moreover, as a 27-year veteran of the Boston Police Department, I have firsthand experience of major policing operations. Something clearly didn’t go to plan on

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People are dying in US prisons, and not just from COVID-19

Heather Schoenfeld, Boston University Randall Jordan-Aparo, Darren Rainey and Latandra Ellington are not household names. But like Michael Brown, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, they were killed by law enforcement officers. Not police officers, but corrections officers. No dataset tracks

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