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    Is Defunding the Police a Good Idea?

    Calls for defunding the police have been heard across the country this month, but there is a body of research that calls defunding into question. In his recent research brief on the subject, JLF’s Jon Guze explains why defunding the police may not be such a good idea. Guze writes:…
    Brenee Goforth, June 12, 2020
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    Contrasting Opinions: Police Reform

    On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, Carolina Journal published two opinion columns side by side on police reform. Syndicated columnist John Hood’s piece is headlined “Law enforcement: Police misconduct is everyone’s problem. Next to it is the column authored by Amy Cooke, publisher of Carolina Journal. Her piece is titled “Law…
    Brenee Goforth, June 10, 2020
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    Study: Schools with police are no safer

    Keung Hui of the News & Observer has the details, A new report looking at security in North Carolina schools is challenging the belief that putting more police officers in schools will make them safer. The study of North Carolina middle schools found no relationship between increased funding for…
    Terry Stoops, November 26, 2018