Posts Tagged as "Police"

Grand Prix May Have Displaced Homeless

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Dedra Wilson was woken up around 5:40 a.m. on last Thursday morning by Long Beach police...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Apr. 8, 2013 / By
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The 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention...

Gang Injunctions: a Secret in Long Beach

Dec. 15, 2012 / By
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Anytime after 10 p.m., 18-year old Mike gets a little scared to be in his neighborhood...

Police Limited In A Budget Balancing Act

Sep. 13, 2012 / By
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In the middle of discussing the use of one-time funds to patch-up the budget last week, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster complained it was “giving him heartburn.”

After a long debate on controversial and drastic cuts that proposed to close down 14 of Long Beach’s 26 parks, the city rearranged its revenue last week when it passed its 2013 budget, restoring the all park programs and nearly a quarter of the police department’s proposed cuts...

Preventing Violence Through Park Activities

Sep. 7, 2012 / By
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The Summer Night Lights Program at Admiral Kidd Park came to an end the night of Aug...

Summer Night Lights: Fun in the Park After Dark

Jul. 16, 2012 / By
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The Summer Night Lights (SNL) program- an initiative aimed at reducing the number of violent incidents at Long Beach parks during the summer, kicked off this week...

Snitching: Myth or Reality?

Jul. 15, 2012 / By
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Commentary,  Unathi Udo

“Stop Snitching” is that a slogan that is pushed by criminals on the streets and on Wall Street...

Stop-and-Frisk Policing Criminalizes Youth

Jun. 7, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Benjamin Jealous, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

Last year in New York City, police stopped and interrogated black men and boys between the ages 14 and 24 a total of 168,126 times...

Geography of the Bay Area’s Dope Game

Dec. 10, 2011 / By
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News Report, Sean Shavers, Posted: Dec 09, 2011

Editor’s Note:  Six years ago, New America Media’s Youth Outlook!..

School Resource Officers are a Waste of Resources, Says New Report

Dec. 6, 2011 / By
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Published: November 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Having school resource officers (SROs) and other police in schools causes more harm than good...

Driving While Mexican

Nov. 16, 2011 / By
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“I got pulled over for no reason,” I said to my father after a night of sightseeing...

Images of Occupy Oakland Clash with Police

Oct. 27, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Video, Jean-Philippe “J.P.” Dobrin, Posted: Oct 26, 2011

Editor’s Note: After weeks of mostly peaceful demonstrations as part of the Occupy Oakland movement, police clashed with protestors last night, hurling tear gas into the crowd.