The Journal – Fall 2017 – Special Civic Engagement Edition: Changing the Story

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The Journal – Fall 2017 – Special Civic Engagement Edition: Changing the Story

What kind of leadership is needed to bridge the divisions between communities of color and law enforcement?

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This special edition of The Journal, KLC’s magazine, focuses on improving the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement. Featuring two illustrations of real-life narratives, the magazine seeks to increase understanding about the issue at play and profiles Kansans exercising leadership on the topic.

Featured in the edition:

  • Illustrations of tough situations involving police and communities of color by Erin DeGroot based on research by Michael L. Birzer, professor of criminal justice at Wichita State University.
  • A profile of Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay and his efforts to keep the heat in the productive zone.
  • Two University of Kansas professors detail their research that presents tough interpretations about the negative impacts of investigatory police stops.
  • The challenges a mayor faced in igniting a community conversation about race and policing in the wake of two officer deaths in Kansas City, Kansas.
  • How law enforcement in Garden City built trust with a diverse mix of immigrant communities.
  • A ride-along with then-Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones.
  • Caleb Stephens and Black Lives Matter LFK have worked to raise the heat in Lawrence, influencing their community’s dialogue and sparking criticism of their tactics.
  • As he learns how to drive, Christian Williams, age 14, also discussions race and policing with his father, Van.

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