#public-safety

New State Funding Boosts Prosecutor-Led Resentencing Efforts in California | KQED
After AB 2942 went into effect in 2019, Blout's organization began working directly with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office to begin reviewing cases and develop risk-assessment protocols.
City Will Sweep Laurelhurst Homeless Camp This Week
After months of simmering tension regarding the growing houseless encampment at Southeast Portland's Laurelhurst Park, Portland City Council has approved a plan to evict campers by the end of the week.
Cyclists frustrated by speeding tickets handed out in High Park | CBC News
Some Toronto cyclists say they were surprised and frustrated this week after being handed tickets in High Park for biking above the posted speed limit of 20 kilometres per hour.
Metallica awards GRCC $25,000 towards underserved, non-traditional students
The legendary heavy metal band made a third round of donations to GRCC to support their welding students.
Police spending proves top concern in first budget comment session - Austin Monitor
Friday, July 23, 2021 by Jonathan Lee
Decision to fill Victorian arch with concrete branded 'cultural vandalism'
Highways England could be made to remove hundreds of tonnes of concrete that it has used to fill in a Victorian arch after the act was branded "cultural vandalism".
Meet Eric Adams's Inner Circle
His key aides include three longtime advisers, his campaign manager and a Brooklyn power broker.
Council members seek better system to help troubled officers - Austin Monitor
Thursday, July 22, 2021 by Jo Clifton
City selects Greystar/HACA proposal for redevelopment of Home Depot site - Austin Monitor
City staffers have recommended moving forward with a proposal from Greystar Development and the Housing Authority of the City of Austin for the redevelopment of the 19-acre East Austin site best known as the home of a long-closed and decaying Home Depot store.
Baker Mayfield brings up great point about COVID vaccine
We've seen the hesitation for professional athletes to not only get the COVID-19 vaccine, but also support and rally behind vaccine education.