Chuck Wexler

Police Executive Research Forum

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Executive Director of the Police Executive Research Forum, a research and policy think-tank that develops best practices for police departments

Chuck Wexler on KCRW

Continual shootings of unarmed suspects have America's 18,000 police departments re-thinking policies on the use of deadly force.

Do Cops Need Guidance on When They Can Shoot to Kill?

Continual shootings of unarmed suspects have America's 18,000 police departments re-thinking policies on the use of deadly force.

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After the cocaine wars of the 1990's, violent crime declined dramatically in most of America, but it's on the rise once again--especially crime that involves guns.  At the same time,…

Violent Crime on the Rise, Federal Assistance on the Decline

After the cocaine wars of the 1990's, violent crime declined dramatically in most of America, but it's on the rise once again--especially crime that involves guns.  At the same time,…

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