The debate about juvenile crime, while showing differences between the parties in style and substance, is hardly a new one.
Chiefs of police issue 90-day moratorium on surplus combat equipment program
Critics say the use of surplus combat gear has “militarized” police forces and contributed to an increase in police violence.
Juvenile justice advocates: Let’s ‘Raise the Age’ again
Reformers want to see lawmakers raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 12, keeping younger children out of the system.
Watchdog organization calls for ‘drastic change’ at Whiting Forensic Hospital
Another investigation of Whiting Forensic, a state-run psychiatric facility, calls for significant reforms.
DMHAS not candid with Whiting advisory board about abuse scandal, chairman says
“I think the biggest problem that we had was that if we were to give any sort of advice, we’d like to be informed,” Board chairman William Wynne said. “And we were never informed.”
Hatfield’s visibility boosted by Gingrich letter, Lawlor tweet
Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsed the exploratory campaign for attorney general of his former policy assistant, Susan Hatfield, in a letter that praises her work as a state prosecutor and makes no mention of the controversy generated by a Democrat’s tweet saying her support of Donald J. Trump makes her “a full-force racist enabler.”