Police at Shelter Could Drive Away Those in Need

May 8, 2019
The Rio Grande Sun

...Angelo Guisado, a New York-based civil rights attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, said conservative people and communities tend to conflate the idea of security with the idea of public safety, especially after the September 11 attacks.

“If you ask affected communities, the responses from law enforcement were mass surveillance and invasive police tactics that didn’t actually make or increase public safety,” he said. “Why? There’s this idea that if you remove certain bad actors from the community, and incarcerate them, that it actually increases public safety.” ...

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