Cyberbullying and other risky behaviors associated with social media are increasing because children are receiving phones at younger and younger ages.
Fake IDs are a Class D Felony, states Sec. 53a-139 of the Connecticut Penal Code. Yet out of the 8720 arrests Greenwich Police Department has made in the past decade, only 247 individuals were charged with second or third degree forgery. Four juveniles out of the 247 were arrested for possession of fake licenses.
In late 2014, I was working as a hotel manager at a popular Manhattan property. It was a job highly regarded by many. But I hated it. I hated what I had given up in order to have that secure salary. So I did what any self-respecting person in my position would do: I quit and became a drug dealer.
Finally, after six weeks we got the right instruction that we had been asking for, which was permission for the Embassy to give him back to the Nicaraguan authorities. We had considered every option. Could we fly him out? How could he get to the airport? He couldn't leave legally.
I speak critically about policing with my young children not because I'm worried about them being singled out as black boys. I am free from not living with that particular terror, but terror is still there.
Extensive public opinion research has shown stark differences in how blacks and whites perceive the police -- differences documented in survey research going back to polling conducted in response to the Kerner Commission report on the 1967 race riots.
Before my recovery, I was all of those horrible, scary things that you hear about regarding mental illness and addiction. I was that in spades, not only on the outside, but on the inside as well.
Cecily's case is one of the most egregious of the more than 7,000 arrests that were documented during the crackdown on the Occupy movement.
Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?"
Making naloxone available with an attached condition during a life and death emergency is not only irresponsible and stigmatizing but cruel.
In a TMFS sketch, the head of the pro-police group, Cops Are Always Right, praises the New York Times for promoting the Ferguson Effect, aka, the idea that #BlackLivesMatter protests against police violence lead to more violence.
New York City recently settled a wrongful-death claim with the family of Eric Garner for $5.9 million almost a year to the day after Garner died from the use of a chokehold by an NYPD police officer.
In recent years, street gangs have taken control of America's child sex trafficking. The risk of a child testifying against one or more of these criminals is now life threatening.
Black Lives Matter is far from a perfect organization, but contrary to what the conservative media would have you believe, the only special treatment BLM is asking for is to not be treated special.
Earlier this year, a federally-mandated homeless count revealed that Los Angeles' homeless population increased, even though the city and county housed 10,000 people who were homeless in the past three years.
The vast majority of police officers fall somewhere in the middle of the mix, neither villains nor heroes, but hard-working, dedicated people doing a tough job - sometimes doing that job well and sometimes making poor choices.