Dominican Republic: Student's killing underscores urgent need for police reform

Nov 9, 2012 Full story: Amnesty International USA

The Dominican Republic's National Police must urgently address how it responds to public protests as part of a comprehensive policing reform in the Caribbean nation, Amnesty International said after a university student was shot dead in the capital Santo Domingo on Thursday.

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Police Chief David Couper

Lodi, WI

#1 Nov 15, 2012
Improving police and their accountability, and evaluating their leaders is a daunting task. But not an impossible one. I suggest you consult my new book for some ideas. I think it will help. Most folks know little about police and what they should expect from them. My book (“Arrested Development”) outlines these and other issues. Also, follow my blog at where I discuss even more issues facing those who police a democracy and how improvement can occur and be sustained!

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