Media Seek Out John Jay College Faculty to Discuss Shootings of Police and Civilians

Media Seek Out John Jay College Faculty to Discuss Shootings of Police and Civilians

Media Seek Out John Jay College Faculty to Discuss Shootings of Police and Civilians

In the aftermath of recent fatal shootings of police officers in Dallas, Texas, and of Black men by police across the United States, John Jay College faculty have been sought by news media for their expertise on a variety of criminal justice-related topics including police training, tactics and implicit racial bias.

The following is a sampling of recent media coverage.    

   

Voice of America
7/12/16

HashtagVOA 
Professor Candace McCoy joins discussion about social media conversations around the recent shootings.

MSNBC Morning Joe
 7/11/16

BODY CAMERAS AS A STATE'S ISSUE
Professor Phillip Atiba Goff joined Morning Joe to discuss the role body cameras can play in policing. 

The Washington Post 
7/11/16

AREN’T MORE WHITE PEOPLE THAN BLACK PEOPLE KILLED BY POLICE? YES, BUT NO.
“Blacks are three times as likely to be killed by cops as are whites, on a per-capita basis,” Peter Moskos, a former Baltimore police officer and criminal justice researcher at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

MSNBC AM Joy
7/9/16

FMR. NYPD OFFICER: WE DON’T HAVE RATIONAL GUN CONTROL 
Former NYPD officer, Eugene O’Donnell, and the President of the Center for Policing Equity, Phillip Atiba Goff, join MSNBC’s Joy Reid to discuss gun reform in America and the ongoing tensions between police and the African American community.  Duration: 6:25

CNN 
7/8/16

AFTER DALLAS, TONE IT DOWN 
“No matter one's beliefs, we all need to call out extremism and hate, especially given American's absurdly easy access to guns.” Op-ed by Professor Peter Moskos.

New York Post 
7/8/16

COP LIKELY TO FACE CHARGES IN ‘DAMNING’ ROAD-RAGE SLAY VIDEO 
“Prosecutors will want a solid case, according to retired NYPD sergeant and John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Joseph Giacalone.”

Time Magazine 
7/8/16

WHEN CAN POLICE USE A ‘BOMB ROBOT’ TO KILL A SUSPECT? 
”Gloria Browne-Marshall, an associate professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said the incident was most concerning because of what it means for future cases: What are the parameters surrounding the use of such technology on civilian soil?

CBS News 
7/8/16

AMBUSHES, ONLINE THREATS AGAINST POLICE ON THE RISE 
Although investigators noted the uptick in anti-police sentiment online, Maria Haberfeld, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice who specializes in police training and tactics, said online threats don't necessarily mean real-world violence.

Christian Science Monitor 
7/8/16

OBAMA: POLICE MUST REDUCE 'APPEARANCE OR REALITY OF RACIAL BIAS' 
"When the federal government introduces different things for law enforcement, generally they can’t compel you to do it as long as you work within the guidelines of the federal law," explains Joseph Pollini, professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.”    “Police leaders nationwide see the need and are much more ready to take up this work than many realize," says Amy Crawford, deputy director of the National Network for Safe Communities, a project launched at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.”

Time Magazine 
7/7/16

PHILANDO CASTILE VIDEO RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW POLICE RESPONDED AFTER MINNESOTA SHOOTING 
“The problem for officers, says Jon Shane, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, is that officers don’t know if a person is armed…”

The New York Times 
7/7/6

STUDY SUPPORTS SUSPICION THAT POLICE ARE MORE LIKELY TO USE FORCE ON BLACKS 
“The dominant narrative has been that this happens to African-Americans because they are arrested in disproportionate numbers,” said Phillip Atiba Goff, a founder and president of the Center for Policing Equity, based at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

CityLab 
7/7/16

DO BLACK CITIZENS HAVE A RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS? 
“If we were to extend that decision to what, to me, would be its logical conclusion, if you are in a state where people are entitled to carry weapons, police should not assume that weapons are illegal or will be used against them,” says Delores Jones-Brown, professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

CBS 2 News
7/7/16

DOZENS ARRESTED AS PROTESTERS MARCH THROUGH MANHATTAN, DEMAND END TO DEADLY POLICE SHOOTINGS 
“It matters enormously. If the training isn’t given and an untoward circumstance occurs it can be considered negligence,” said Robert McCrie of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

The Wall Street Journal 
7/6/16

NEW SUIT FILED IN NEW YORK CITY ON RIGHT TO VIDEO POLICE 
“Cops will often tell you it’s a circuslike atmosphere when they’re trying to do their work,” said Eugene O’Donnell, a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.