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.

New York City Must Change Its 'Stop and Frisk' Policing

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.

The Cop, the Professor and the President of the United States

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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