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Finding a Police Cure

September 2, 2015

The latest episode of “Urban Talk Radio,” host Shafiq Abdussabur brought together Starr, senior editor at AlterNet, and New Havener Stacy Spell, current head of the U.S. Attorney’s “Project Longevity,” a former member of the NHPD and a lifelong community activist.

Terrell J. Starr a senior New York editor of the online news network AlterNet recently wrote an article entitled “Body Cams Can Capture Abuse, But Can They36109bf-92x92 End Police Brutality?” His article suggest that Criminal justice experts say much more is needed to really reform police departments nationwide.

Stacy Spell a retired New Haven homicide detective believes that a key to police reform is “Community Building.” Since his retirement in 2006, he has since reinvigorated the West River StacySpell-184x123Neighborhood Services Corporation and put special focus on working with at-risk young people. He has now expanded his philosophy by creating and implementing new strategies through his new post.

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