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Dr. Pastor Interviewed by LA Times on Private Security

‘A really scary feeling’: Private security firm accused of using force against UCLA protesters The title of the article is shown above. It’s content focused on allegations of excessive force by security personnel hired by the university in response to widespread protests. To read the article, click here: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2024-05-23/private-security-firm-apex-ucla-protest My contribution was to discuss the …

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Is “Harm City” Contagious?

Lawless Baltimore: Foreshadowing Things to Come… Geographically well situated at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Baltimore was one of the most important places in American history. As the site of Fort McHenry, where the Star-Spangled Banner was inspired, the song that eventually became the United States national anthem helped to foster American exceptionalism. This …

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Private Security Guards Are Replacing Police Across America

This title of a Time Magazine article speaks volumes… https://time.com/6275440/insecure-private-security-replacing-police/ Seeing this article leaves me with a strange sense of mixed emotions. While watching crime increasing in many cities across America, people are reacting by seeking protection. One on level, like most people, I am saddened to see the trail of crime victims and growing …

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