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Phoenix Looks to Be Next Big City With Citizen Police Review

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The New York Times (via the Associated Press) quoted Jody David Armour of the USC Gould School on Phoenix adopting civilian oversight of its police force.

“More than anything, residents and the police should consider new ways of viewing law enforcement, said Jody David Armour, a University of Southern California law professor who specializes in race and legal decision making.

“For long and abiding changes, it will take a kind of revolution in the way we think about crime and punishment,” Armour said. “And in our relations between police and the community.””

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