The case for nonprofessional public safety with less training and fewer resources

The Night Watch (painting) by Rembrandt
The Night Watch (painting) by Rembrandt
The Night Watch (c1640) by Rembrandt (Photo by Mariordo (Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78703510)


Polygraphs don’t tell the whole truth

Demonstrating the administration of the polygraph, the polygrapher making notes on the readouts.
Demonstrating the administration of the polygraph, the polygrapher making notes on the readouts.
By Federal Bureau of Investigation — https://multimedia.fbi.gov/large/3341, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63821903

Dr. Michael Hames-García

I study and teach about inequalities of race, class, gender, sexuality and disability in the criminal justice system: cops, courts, and corrections.

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