Eugene O'Donnell

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Professor of Police Studies at New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice; former police officer in the New York City police officer and prosecutor

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For more than 10 days, heavily armed officers in body armor and SWAT vehicles have clashed with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Mayor Bloomberg's "stop and frisk" policy gets some credit for reducing crime in New York City.

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Mayor Bloomberg's "stop and frisk" policy gets some credit for reducing crime in New York City.

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In an incident now familiar to most Americans, Harvard professor  Henry Louis Gates  arrived home from a trip to China to find his door jammed.

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