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John Jay in the Media is an e-publication of the Office of Marketing and Communications that informs the campus community about the impressive coverage that our faculty, staff, students and alumni frequently receive in the media. The newsletter includes links to highlights of John Jay College's media coverage.

 

 

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WNYW-TV • August 16, 2022

The 10 O'Clock News

Distinguished Lecturer and former FBI agent David Shapiro commented on the indictment of Cosa Nostra mob members and a Nassau County police detective for running an illegal casino.

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Court TV (WFTX-DT5) • August 17, 2022

Closing Arguments (Part 1 and 2)

Professor Emeritus Lawrence Kobilinsky explained the significance of blood spatter evidence and weapons in solving the Paul and Maggie Murdaugh murder case.

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WCBS-TV • August 19, 2022

NYPD issues emergency rules for receiving a concealed carry handgun license & CBS 2 News at 11 (Video)  

Professor Dan Feldman, a former New York State assemblyman, commented on the NYPD's emergency rules for those seeking concealed carry permits after the Supreme Court ruled NY's gun law unconstitutional.

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WNYW-TV • August 19, 2022

The 10 O'Clock News

Dmitriy Shakhnevich, an attorney and adjunct assistant professor at John Jay, explained how Governor Kathy Hochul used her authority to put a man recently released on bail back behind bars, after he sucker-punched a random stranger in the Bronx.

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Court TV (WFTX-DT5) • August 19, 2022

Closing Arguments

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD detective sergeant, commented on the arrest of OnlyFans adult content creator Courtney Clenney for fatally stabbing her boyfriend.

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CNN • August 19, 2022

CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto

Distinguished Lecturer and former FBI agent David Shapiro discussed the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and former President Trump's attempts to undermine the FBI's investigation.

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Court TV (WFTX-DT5) • August 22, 2022

Closing Arguments (Part 1)

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on video of three Arkansas police officers violently arresting a man.

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Court TV (WFTX-DT5) • August 22, 2022

Closing Arguments (Part 2)

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on six bystanders that were injured during an officer-involved shooting and a suspect in Oklahoma who slipped out of her handcuffs, armed herself with a police gun and fired at officers.

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WTOP2-DC (Radio) • August 22, 2022

WTOP2-DC (Radio)

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on a video of three Arkansas police officers violently arresting a man.

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WCBS-TV • August 22, 2022

CBS Mornings

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on a video of three Arkansas police officers violently arresting a man.

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Spectrum News NY1 • August 23, 2022

News All Evening Part 1 & Part 2 & (Part 3)

Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Kang was a guest panelist on Spectrum NY1's Election Day coverage of the August 23rd primary for New York's congressional and State Senate seats.

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WABC-TV • August 23, 2022

Eyewitness News at 5

Dmitriy Shakhnevich, an attorney and adjunct assistant professor at John Jay, explained diplomatic immunity after a South Sudanese diplomat evaded rape charges.

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WNYW-TV • August 24, 2022

The 10 O'Clock News

Adjunct Professor and former NYPD lieutenant Ralph Cilento commented on an NYPD memo ordering cops not to congregate or engage in unnecessary conversation with one another.

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CNN • August 25, 2022

CNN Newsroom With Ana Cabrera

Distinguished Lecturer and former FBI agent David Shapiro commented on the Department of Justice's request to redact the Mar-A-Lago search affidavit before releasing it to the public.

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   NewsNation • August 25, 2022

  Dan Abrams Live

   Adjunct Professor Michael Alcazar, a retired NYPD detective, commented on an NYPD memo ordering cops not to congregate or converse with one another.

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Spectrum News NY1 • August 31, 2022

Inside City Hall (Part 1)

Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Kang commented on Democrat Pat Ryan’s victory in the special election for New York's 19th congressional district and the close race in New York's 10th Congressional District.

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Spectrum News NY1 • August 31, 2022

Inside City Hall (Part 2)

Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Kang commented on police use of force in the viral video showing an NYPD detective shoving 19-year-old Tamani Crum to the sidewalk and on suicides at Rikers.

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WCBS-TV • August 31, 2022

CBS 2 News at 5pm

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD detective sergeant who supervised SWAT and Internal Affairs units, commented on the viral video showing an NYPD detective shoving 19-year-old Tamani Crum to the sidewalk in Central Harlem.

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 Twitter • August 31, 2022

General Directorate of the Guatemalan Penitentiary System (Dirección General del Sistema Penitenciario)

Professor Veronica Michel-Luviano presented the Board of Directors from the Guatemala Penitentiary System with a preliminary report on the country’s transition from an inquisitorial system to an accusatory criminal system after interviewing prisoners in 16 prisons. Professors Jeff Mellow and Deborah Koeztle contributed to the report.

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The Harvard Crimson, Harvard University • August 11, 2022

Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to Join Harvard's Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Resident Fellow

Professor of Constitutional Law Gloria J. Browne-Marshall will be a resident fellow at Harvard University during the 2022 fall semester.

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Newsweek • August 15, 2022

Republicans Blame Us for Violent Crime--While Blocking Our Efforts to Fight It | Opinion

A study from John Jay's Research and Evaluation Center on violence intervention programs was cited in an op-ed written by four Democratic mayors on the nationwide gun violence epidemic.

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New York Sun • August 16, 2022

Season's Final Special Election, in New York, Could Set the Tone for Fall Campaign

Associate Professor of Political Science Brian Arbour commented on the special election in New York's 19th congressional district and how it is perceived by the national Republican and Democratic parties.

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Bridge Michigan • August 16, 2022

Rise in violent crime plagues some Michigan metros this summer

Jeffrey Butts, Director of the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay, discussed the 2020 REC study “Reducing Violence Without Police” which identifies several strategies to address the causal factors of crime.

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New York Post Online • August 17, 2022

The Bronx accounts for nearly one-third of all NYC murders

Adjunct Professor Michael Alcazar, a retired NYPD detective, commented on violent crime in the Bronx.

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The Baltimore Sun Online • August 18, 2022

'Suffocating' violence: Despite national trend, killings increase in Baltimore through first half of 2019

Associate Professor Peter Moskos estimated the percentage of Black men who may fall victim to gun violence in Baltimore, based on census data and Baltimore gun violence data.

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FOX News Channel Online • August 18, 2022

AOC's 'defund the police' report card flunks statistics test as NYC crime spike rattles communities

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone commented on the rise in robberies, burglaries and larcenies in NYC and explained why solutions that do not involve police are ineffective in addressing violent crimes.

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FOX News Channel Online • August 18, 2022

Police experts weigh in

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone explained the type of victims mentally ill offenders target.

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WGN-AM Online • August 18, 2022

Dershowitz on Trump and Alec Baldwin, Shapiro on the Trump Investigation, Adelman on the Medusa Festival, Lust on LIV Golf, and much more

Distinguished Lecturer and former FBI Agent David Shapiro discussed the latest developments in the Trump investigation and Mar-a-Lago raid.

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Associated Press • August 18, 2022

Albuquerque police make arrest in killings of 4 Muslim men

Professor Louis Schlesinger profiled murderers who commit hate crimes and explained the pathology behind bias killings.

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New York Daily News Online • August 19, 2022

How false confessions happen

The New York Daily News reviewed Psychology Professor Saul Kassin's new book "Duped: Why Innocent People Confess – and Why We Believe Their Confessions.”

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Las Vegas Review-Journal Online • August 19, 2022

Kobe Bryant trial raises questions about Metro photo policies

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone commented on the Clark County Sheriff 's Office policy of only permitting supervisors to take photographs in mass casualty situations.

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Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer • August 19, 2022

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Bystanders in a crowd: Main Street shooting among many similar incidents

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Jeffrey Butts, Director of the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay, explained the factors behind the increase in gun violence nationwide.

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Newsday • August 19, 2022

Inside internal affairs An off-duty Suffolk police officer escaped alcohol testing after a car crash that fractured 2-year-old Riordan Cavooris' skull.

Adjunct Professor John Bandler, a former state trooper and prosecutor, commented on the investigation into an off-duty Suffolk cop who was driving while intoxicated when he crashed into a family car, seriously injuring a 2-year-old.

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The Boston Globe Online • August 20, 2022

After flat-footed response to a white supremacist march, questions about Boston police intelligence gathering

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD supervisor, commented on the Boston Regional Intelligence Center, which collects intelligence on gang activity, and their failure to police a white supremacist march in Boston.

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New York Post Online • August 20, 2022

Catalytic converter theft soaring by as much as 600% in NYC

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone commented on the NYPD's etching program and recommended other measures to deter catalytic converter theft.

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WPSD-TV Online • August 20, 2022

Local universities awarded funding for programs that help disadvantaged students

John Jay College was awarded $282,828 in federal funding for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, which gives disadvantaged college students the preparation they need for doctoral studies.

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NBC News • August 21, 2022

New Jersey State Police's use of a baby's DNA caused a public relations error

Professor of Biology Nathan Lents wrote an op-ed about the privacy concerns that arise when law enforcement uses familial DNA without permission (via subpoena) to solve cold cases.

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Chalkbeat - New York Bureau • August 22, 2022

Recent NYC high school grads share advice on helping students attend college

Milena Vilez, a John Jay freshman, was profiled for her difficult experience in transitioning from high school to college. She gave advice to high schools on how they can make the process easier for prospective college students.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin Online • August 22, 2022

Concerned about a loved one? How to file a protection order under New York's Red Flag law

Associate Professor Warren Eller, Chair of John Jay's Public Management Department, explained why families may be reluctant to petition a court for an Extreme Risk Protection Order for a fellow family member.

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San Francisco Examiner • August 22, 2022

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Fentanyl and the battle for San Francisco's soul

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David Kennedy, Director of the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College, championed the High Point Intervention approach to reducing street-level drug dealing and drug use.

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CBS This Morning Online - CBS Television Network • August 22, 2022

Cellphone video appears to show a violent confrontation between Arkansas police and suspect

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on a video of three Arkansas police officers violently arresting a man.

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New York Daily News Online • August 23, 2022

South Sudan diplomat dodges NYC rape rap by claiming immunity: NYPD sources

Psychology Professor Elizabeth Jeglic discussed how diplomatic immunity for sexual offenses affects survivors of those crimes.

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W Radio - Panamá Online • August 23, 2022

Universidad de Nueva York presenta resultados de investigación en centros penitenciarios

Professor Veronica Michel-Luviano presented the Board of Directors from the Guatemala Penitentiary System with a preliminary report on the country’s transition from an inquisitorial system to an accusatory criminal system after interviewing prisoners in 16 prisons. Professors Jeff Mellow and Deborah Koeztle contributed to the report.

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KFSM-TV Online • August 23, 2022

Criminal justice professor discusses police beating caught on camera in Crawford Co.

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD sergeant special assignment, commented on a video of three Arkansas police officers violently arresting a man.

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Columbia Spectator • August 23, 2022

In the face of weakened gun control, local advocates turn to education and regulation

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD detective sergeant, discussed the benefits of NY's Concealed Carry Improvement Act.

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The Columbian Online • August 24, 2022

Advocates urge FDA action to ease policing fears in menthol ban

As the Food and Drug Administration finalizes a ban on menthol cigarettes, Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor recommended the agency collaborate with other stakeholders to determine the best way to the enforce the law in Black communities.

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New York Post Online • August 24, 2022

NYPD cops ordered not to 'congregate' or converse on city streets, memo shows

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone explained why the NYPD memo ordering cops not to “congregate” or take part in “unnecessary conversation” with each other is a sign of staffing issues.

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Newsday • August 24, 2022

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Hospitals adding metal detectors; 3 Northwell sites respond to pair of violent incidents

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Adjunct Professor and former Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins discussed the metal detector technology installed at Northwell Health hospitals in Bay Shore, New Hyde Park and New York City after violent crime at two facilities earlier this year.

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USA Today Online • August 24, 2022

Cops rehired, charges dropped: How efforts to punish police for Rayshard Brooks' death failed

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD detective sergeant, discussed the systemic protections for police that endure despite numerous high-profile videos showing excessive use of force.

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News 12 New Jersey Online • August 24, 2022

Gun kits will be required to have serial numbers under new Biden order to ban 'ghost guns'

Adjunct Professor and former Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins commented on the Biden administration's executive order on untraceable guns (ghost guns) and whether it will be effective in preventing gun violence.

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The New York Times • August 24, 2022

What Will Happen to Black Workers' Gains if There's a Recession?

Associate Professor of Economics Michelle Holder explained why the mainstream economic tools the Fed is using to prevent a recession are disproportionately hurting Black workers.

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Newsweek • August 24, 2022

Anger as Dad Leaves 6-Year-Old Son To Walk Back From Beach Alone: 'Livid'

Biology Professor Nathan Lents' 2016 Psychology Today article on the benefits of acute stress in childhood was cited in an article about a mother angry with her husband for allowing their six-year-old to walk home alone.

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New York Sun • August 25, 2022

GOP Insiders Clash Over Party's Senate Prospects

Associate Professor of Political Science Brian Arbour commented on the Republican Party's campaign strategy in Colorado and Washington.

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KFSM-TV Online • August 25, 2022

What we know about the use of force laws for police

Adjunct Assistant Professor Keith Taylor, a former NYPD detective sergeant, explained how police are investigated for excessive use of force.

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DailyMail.Com • August 25, 2022

NYPD orders officers not to CHAT to each other unless it's a 'police necessity' while on patrol

Former NYPD Sergeant and Adjunct Professor Joe Giacalone explained why the NYPD memo ordering cops not to congregate or take part in unnecessary conversation is a sign of staffing issues.

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South Bend Tribune • August 25, 2022

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With 10 new officers, short-staffed South Bend police on track for record hiring year

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Maria “Maki” Haberfeld, Chair of the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration, commented on the consolidated police hiring practices in South Bend.

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FOX News Channel Online • August 25, 2022

Bill de Blasio, former New York City mayor and presidential candidate, named visiting fellow at Harvard

Professor of Constitutional Law Gloria J. Browne-Marshall will be a resident fellow at Harvard University during fall semester of this year.

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