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Is it fair that police can choose whether or not to prosecute a person, even if they catch them committing an offence? This blog looks at police discretion in NSW.

The Law and Politics of Police Discretion: (Contributions in Criminology and Pen -

from Washington Post

How the lack of police ‘discretion’ killed Samuel Dubose and Sandra Bland

How the lack of police ‘discretion’ killed Samuel Dubose and Sandra Bland - Peaceful resolution isn’t just the right thing to do — it’s the very purpose of policing.

from 9GAG

Police Discretion

Suicide by a Cop, funniest parody Gif. The Police yells put down your guns, and the victim shows his biceps saying 'What? These guns?'

from Washington Post

Appeals court halts U.S. judge’s order banning aspect of D.C. gun enforcement

The ruling preserved police discretion to seek “good reason” when issuing permits.

Seattle fires police officer for arrest of an elderly black man for walking with a golf club. For sustained policy violations involving bias, abuse of police discretion, and escalation of a contact.

WARNING: what you are about to see may offend some viewers. Discretion is strongly advised before proceeding.


Toronto Star

‘No judgment, no discretion’: Police records that ruin innocent lives | Toronto Star