Host Aaron Holton ’25 sits down with Staff Writer Zane Khiry ’25 to discuss the role of policing in communities; tactics such as no knock warrants; qualified immunity; and the idea of defunding the police.
This week, the Town of Amherst’s Community Safety Working Group has revealed some of the items requested in its proposal for the future of policing in the town, to be decided on in an upcoming May 3 Town Council budget meeting. It proposes [https://www.gazettenet.com/Community-responders-team-sought-in-Amherst-budget-40131259] slashing
As tempers flare on campus and the rhetoric heats up, it’s easy to forget how far our community already has come in the debate about campus policing and the many constructive ideas that students and staff have floated. Faculty members have a responsibility now to help these deliberations move
On Monday, March 29, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety John Carter attended the public safety town hall [https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/aas/senate/aasminutes/spring-2021] hosted by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS). This meeting occurred on the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trial for
As part of its commitment to the Reclaim Amherst Campaign, the Association of Amherst Students (AAS) held a town hall [https://www.amherst.edu/system/files/AAS%2520Senate%2520Notes%2520March%252029%252C%25202021.pdf] with Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety John Carter regarding the state of the