SpotCrime Weekly Reads: Gun laws, prison healthcare, policing data

SCOTUS ruling will make law enforcement jobs harder, "Warrior Mindset" in policing, concealed carry laws lead to more gun crime, school shootings at highest number in 2 decades, behavioral health officers, CA DOJ data breach,  "epidemic of hate", online data could be used against women seeking abortion, Uvalde shooting transparency, AZ prison health care ruled unconstitutional, and more...


Law enforcement officials: Supreme Court gun ruling will make our jobs harder (Clayton News Daily)

“Warrior Mindset” Persists Among Minneapolis Police After Training Reforms, Report Says (Bolts Mag)

Seattle discussing dispatching behavioral health providers, crisis experts to 911 calls (King5) see also: With new Public Health and Safety Team, Manchester aims to reduce non-emergency calls to the police department (NHPR)

Conflicting reports, gaps in data obscure true number of Pa. law enforcement agencies (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

Improving Data for Racial Equity in Policing (Measures for Justice)

Event-level prediction of urban crime reveals a signature of enforcement bias in US cities (


Threats of Violence Against Public Officials Grow (

More Permissive Concealed Carry Laws Led To More Gun Crime, Study Finds (The Trace)

NCES: School shootings increase while bullying, harassment on decline (K12Dive) see also: School shootings rose to highest number in 2 decades, federal report shows (NBCNews)

Governor Hochul Unveils New Gun Seizure and Crime Data Showing Progress in Combating Gun Violence Epidemic (

Five major cities on pace to pass steep 2021 homicide totals halfway through 2022 (Fox26 Houston)

New California Crime Data Shows an 'Epidemic of Hate,' Says California Attorney General Bonta (KQED)

Government seeks ‘better outcomes’ by linking data on homelessness, crime and addiction (

Students Mostly Feel Safe on College Campuses, but Not Equally So (Inside Higher Ed)


Women’s online data could be used against them now that Roe v. Wade is overturned (Chicago Sun Times) see also: With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Be Used to Prosecute You (CNET)

California DOJ data breach exposes personal information of all concealed carry permit holders across state (NBC News)

Can My Cellphone Data Be Used Against Me? (FindLaw)

Concerns about privacy under US-linked police data storage (RNZ)

The psychology of phishing attacks (Venture Beat)


FOI Foundation statement demanding transparency in Uvalde shooting investigation (

Bellevue police launch online transparency, accountability dashboard (KIRO 7)


'Plainly grossly inadequate': Arizona prison health care system ruled unconstitutional (

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