Does the presence of the police actually prevent crime?
Emma Revell writes for City A.M.
Julian Jessop quoted in the Financial Times
Dr Stephen Davies writes for Reason
Davies said: “Some police officers [in the United States] are talking of resorting to strike action in response to the defunding proposals. The record suggests this could help people realize how little they’re actually needed”
Steve looks at the history and evolution of modern policing and examines whether our assumptions about crime, what prevents it, and the role of a uniformed and public police force are correct.
Read the full piece here.