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Councilmembers approve Kamiak Cottages planned development

Pullman City Councilmembers approved several building developments, including Kamiak Cottages’ planned development and the planned Paradise Hills subdivision project.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2020

The Pullman City Council approved several building developments and heard a presentation on the status of criminal justice in Pullman during its virtual meeting Tuesday night. Construction in town The...

Policing needs to be reformed, criminology professor says

David Makin, WSU department of criminal justice and criminology professor, explored a brief timeline of policing in America and how reform should look during his Tuesday night lecture, “From Talk to Action: What Does it Mean to Reform the Police?
BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2020

The federal police budget has grown by nearly $193 billion since the 1970s, but the increase in funds resulted in an overworked police force and a lack of accountability, a WSU professor said.  “Looking...

Private prisons can cause longer prison sentences, study says

Private prisons are run by corporations that profit through stipends they receive from the government. The stipends are based on the size of the prison or the number of prisoners.
BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter September 27, 2020

WSU researchers found private prisons can contribute to mass incarceration with longer sentences for prisoners, according to a recently published article.  The first private prisons opened in the 1980s....

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