Toward effective policing in the United States

By Osy Ekwueme In the 2000 years since the Roman poet Juvenal first asked the question “who guards the guardians?” the debate over regulation and oversight of civilian law enforcement has yet to be resolved. This is the time to reform it. It is not out of the realm of…

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Police Reform in America and Matters Arising

By Osmund Agbo Watching the television footage of hordes of Buffalo police officers file past the 75-year old Martin Gugino, lying on the floor face down and bleeding from his ear, my stomach regurgitated bile. It was hard to imagine such fate befell Martin who is not even black. You…

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Coronavirus: Again, the world is caught napping!

By Osy Agbo Within an eight-month period – November 2002 and July 2003, an outbreak of – severe acute respiratory syndrome – SARS in southern China caused an eventual 8,098 cases, resulting in 774 deaths reported in 17 countries, with the majority of cases in mainland China and Hong Kong…

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