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Sep 06

Chief’s Advisory Board Meeting August 2017

The Chief’s Monthly Advisory Board Meeting (CAB) was held at Fresno City Hall on August 31st. Notes regarding the meeting were made by CCCJC member Rebeca Rangel and are posted here for review. CABaug2017 Any comments or suggestions are eagerly sought by the CCCJC.

Jul 14

Death Penalty Focus

Dear Friend, Hello, and welcome to this month’s issue of the Focus. The issue of mental illness and the death penalty was at the center of debates in several states in the past month, including Virginia, Alabama, and Texas. Ohio has a new lethal drug protocol and is getting ready to begin executions after along …

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Oct 11

INCARCERATING US

Incarcerating Us is a feature-length documentary that exposes America’s prison problem and explores ways to unshackle the Land of the Free through vital criminal justice reforms. With 2.3 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the largest prison population in the history of the world.  

Jul 26

News From the Gas Chamber

Working for alternatives to the death penalty Dear Friend, As I sat in the gas chamber, the door clanged shut.  I was alone and suddenly dizzy and disoriented. Fear welled up inside of me. In the profound silence I could hear my heart beat, and realized that people had sat here before me until their heart …

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Mar 16

20 Maps That Explain Mass Incarceration in America

03/16/2016 Here is a real in depth look at the FACTS behind America’s Mass Incarceration Problem.  

Jan 28

Fresno PD Low Moral Problem

In a recent article in the Fresno BEE Newspaper, the editor referred to a moral problem within the Fresno Police Department.   Read the full article here.

Sep 05

Latest NACOLE Digest

Please read the latest NACOLE Digest here

Sep 03

California’s New OpenJustice Website

On September 2nd this year, the California Department of Justice launched a new website that publishes data about police interactions with the public, including the number of people who die at the hands of police. Called Open Justice, the initiative is being billed as the first of its kind to provide detailed data to the public …

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Aug 17

Stolen Lives – 1,100 People Killed by Police since Michael Brown’s Death

Click to see the video > > > Stolen Lives US police killed over 1,100 people since #MichaelBrown death. Posted by RT Play on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 “RT” stands for “Russia Today” which is a Russian News Agency.

Aug 07

Central California Criminal Justice Committee

August 15, 2015 To our supporters and friends: There are some exciting developments the CCCJC would like to share with you regarding police oversight in Fresno. Our group was instrumental in the City hiring Rick Rasmussen, our police Auditor. Changes in the Police Department since his arrival have been pretty dramatic. When he arrived in …

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