Juvenile Justice Week in Review: After Raid, Community Asks: What’s Next?

THIS WEEK IN JUVENILE JUSTICE: After Raid, Community Asks: What’s Next?

Police Community Council meeting
Members of the NYPD, Manhattan District Attorneys Office, and members of the community attend the first Police Community Council meeting since the largest raid in NYPD\’s history at the George Bruce Branch Library in Harlem Tuesday evening.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT DISCUSSES PLANS FOR HARLEM HOUSES AFTER RAID 

During the first Community Council meeting since the June 3 raid of the Manhattanville and Grant Houses — the largest in the NYPD’s history — law enforcement revealed details Tuesday night about the raid and laid out for the precinct’s bewildered residents law enforcement’s plan in the wake of the arrests.

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Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference Featured Listenbee, Others
Robert Listenbee, administrator of the OJJDP delivered the conference’s keynote address.
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OP-ED: Dual Status Youth – Tomorrow May Be Too Late
Despite significant overlap, the child welfare and juvenile justice systems largely continue to operate independently from one another.

OP-ED: ‘Kids-for-Cash’ Documentary a Reminder of Continuing Problems in Juvenile Justice Systems
“Kids for Cash” is about more than just the children who were directly affected by this scandal. 

OP-ED: Institutional Abuse Holds Back Positive Change in Children
John Lash writes that it’s high time that schools adopt alternative strategies for dealing with difficult kids.


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Juvenile Justice Week in Review: We Didn’t Ask for a Raid

THIS WEEK IN JUVENILE JUSTICE: We Didn’t Ask for a Raid

Members of the NYPD raid the Manhattanville Houses and the Grant Houses in West Harlem early on the morning of June 4, 2014. A total of 40 suspects were arrested as part of a massive 145-count indictment of 103 people in a range of crimes, including murder, 19 shootings, gang assaults, beatings and conspiracy. Police apprehend suspects at the Grant Houses.
Members of the NYPD raid the Manhattanville Houses and the Grant Houses in West Harlem early on the morning of June 4, 2014. A total of 40 suspects were arrested as part of a massive 145-count indictment of 103 people in a range of crimes, including murder, 19 shootings, gang assaults, beatings and conspiracy. Police apprehend suspects at the Grant Houses.

Harlem Residents: We Asked City for Help, We Got a Raid Instead

Taylonn Murphy and Derrick Haynes know all about the pain of early graves. Both have lost family in a blood feud between the Manhattanville and Grant Houses in West Harlem where NYPD conducted a massive gang raid last week. “The terror that the many thousands of people who live there must have felt over these last several years,” NYPD Police Chief William J. Bratton said explaining his presence at the early-morning raid during a press conference. “They’re not fighting over drug turf, it’s just mindless, senseless violence.” However, According Murphy and Haynes, the violence isn’t so mindless and senseless as the commissioner described when you look at it from their point of view.Continue Reading →

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, Mayor Bill deBlasio, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton.
Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, Mayor Bill deBlasio, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton.

Mayor Stands by Police Commissioner on Harlem Raids, Promises MoreMayor Bill de Blasio yesterday promised more controversial raids in the city’s public housing projects.

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At Conference, Experts Examine Incarceration as a Public Health IssuePublic health and criminal justice experts gathered this week to discuss mass incarceration in the U.S.

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MORE TOP HEADLINES:

OP-ED: “Fearful inheritance”: What the Case for Reparations Means for Jail and Prison Reform
“The Case for Reparations,” and what it means for jail and prison reform.

JJIE’s Daryl Khan Talks Harlem Gang Raids with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer
JJIE’s New York Metro Bureau chief, Daryl Khan, spoke with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Tuesday about a recent gang raid in Harlem.

L.A. Judge Objects to School Police Getting Millions Reserved for Struggling Students
Juvenile Court Judge Michael Nash said this particular pot of money should not be diverted to support the L.A. district’s school police force.


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