News Archive

Game Aimed At Improving Police, Youth Relations (NW Indiana Times), September 25, 2015

How Cops Can Improve Interactions With Kids During Parent’s Arrest, August 31, 2015

Lisa Thurau Interviewed On WAKE UP With Tayla Andre
Podcast—1 hour interview begins at time stamp 31:15
Big City 101.3 FM, Boston, MA, August 27, 2015

Kentucky Restraint Case Highlights Concerns Over Use of SROs (PDF)
LRP Publications, August 13, 2015

The Crimes of Children
The Atlantic, August 10, 2015

Richmond Police Officers To Be Trained on Youth Encounters
Richmond Standard, August 10, 2015

ACLU Sues School Officer For Handcuffing Students
Dr. Jeffrey Bostic, SFY Training Psychiatrist, interviewed on HuffPost Live
HuffPost Live, August 5, 2015

Lisa Thurau Interviewed on CNN by Michaela Pereira
CNN, August 5, 2015

Shackling Video Sparks Fierce Debate on School Discipline
Fox News, August 5, 2015

Shackling Video Ignites Debate on School Discipline
The Detroit News, August 5, 2015

Lisa Thurau of SFY on CNN Newsroom with Brook Baldwin
CNN, August 4, 2015

A.C.L.U. Sues Over Handcuffing of Boy, 8, and Girl, 9, in Kentucky School
The New York Times, August 3, 2015

Orderly Conduct: Classes Offer Dos and Don’ts for Dealing With Police (PDF)
Youth Today, July 22, 2015

Interacting With Police: Teens Lead in Training Peers (PDF)
Youth Today, July 22, 2015

Police Official Says Game Helps Officers Make Inroads Among Youth (PDF)
Youth Today, July 22, 2015

Chokeholds, Brain Injuries, Beatings: When School Cops Go Bad
Mother Jones, July 14, 2015

Report Helps Police Protect Kids While Arresting Their Parents
Youth Today, June 16, 2015

Cleveland Police Officers Receive Youth Engagement Training After Long Wait For Funding, Cleveland, OH, June 11, 2015

Cleveland Police Trained On Dealing With Teens
WOIO News Report, Cleveland, OH, June 11, 2015

New Police Training Targets Youth In Cleveland
WKYC News Report, Cleveland, OH, June 10, 2015

Young People Learn Do’s And Don’ts Of Interacting With Police (Worchester, MA), April 14, 2015

Cops and Kids: We Need New Thinking
The Crime Report, April 2, 2015

Avoiding ‘Profiling by Proxy’
The Crime Report, March 31, 2015

Police Perspectives: Avoiding ‘Profiling by Proxy’
Current Thinking Blog, Vera Institute of Justice, March 13, 2015

Helping Kids Cope
American Police Beat, February 2015, Volume 22, Page 23

Officers Train To Understand Teen Brains (The Palladium-Item Newspaper, Indiana), Jan. 31, 2015

School Resource Officers: Safety Priority or Part of the Problem?
US News and World Report, Jan. 30, 2015

Armed School Guards Lack Mental Health Screening, January 5, 2015

Engaging Communities as Partners: Strategies for Problem Solving (PDF), December 2014

Strategies for Youth Urges Focus on Police/Youth Interactions:Federal Task Force on 21st Century Policing Should Make Police/Youth Interactions a Priority (PDF)
December 9, 2014

Cleveland Police Lack Training and Technology, Justice Department Finds, December 5, 2014

Indianapolis Organizations Want to Learn From Ferguson
Fox59, November 25, 2014, November 24, 2014Tamir Rice Shooting: Ohio Police Receive No Training Specific to Armed Youth, Reports Organization in Talks to Train in Cleveland, November 24, 2014

Cleveland Police Officer Fatally Shoots 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice: The Big Story, November 24, 2014

Developmental Competency: Putting a Developmental Approach Into Practice
Coalition for Juvenile Justice, November 12, 2014

Policing Isn’t a Solution for Youth in Baltimore
The Real News Network, October 27, 2014

Avoiding Future Fergusons. Study Shows U.S. Police Officers Lack Training For Interacting With Youth: Nonprofit Group Offers Positive Training Nationwide [PDF]
September 15, 2014

Police Can Take Steps to Enhance Confidence
Montgomery Advertiser, September 12, 2014

Build Trust and Justice Locally
USA Today, September 10, 2014

Council Approves Grant for Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force, September 1, 2014

Make Training Police on Juvenile Justice, Youth Interaction a National Priority
The Chronicle of Social Change, August 19, 2014

Interactive Game Aims to Keep Kids Out of Trouble 
WishTV, July 22, 2014

IMPD Computer Game Teaches Kids About Crime, Punishment 
Indy Star, July 22, 2014

Indianapolis Police Using Computer Game based on TV’s ‘Jeopardy!’ to Teach Kids About the Law
Daily Reporter Greenfield, Indiana, July 21, 2014

Indy to Use Computer Game to Teach Kids About Law
San Francisco Chronicle, July 21, 2014

“If Now Now, When?” Survey Finds Scant Police Training in Juvenile Justice
Reclaiming Futures, March 4, 2013

Report: MA 3rd Worst in Country for Police Training
GoLocal Worcester, February 14, 2013

Training gap cited for police on youth
Boston Globe, February 13, 2013

Newsletter: Two national reports on juvenile justice issues released
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, February 12, 2013

Newsletter: Juvenile Justice Roundup
National Juvenile Justice Network, February 8, 2013

Newsletter: By The Numbers – How Police Are Trained to Deal With Youth
JJIE, February 7, 2013

Radio: Report Finds Mass. Underfunds Police Training in Dealing with Youth
WGBH, February 5, 2013

Survey: Police Must Receive More Training on How to Work With Youth
Campus Safety, February 5, 2013

Radio: How Do We Make School Safer?
WBUR, December 18, 2012

Zero Tolerance In Schools Could Lead To Problems For Students In Future
The Indiana Lawyer, June 6, 2012

Video: School Safety Expert Calls For New Standards After Ohio Shooting
CBS News, February 27, 2012

Radio: DJ Henry And The Training Of Police: Complete Series
WGBH, October, 2011

StopWatch Program Helps T Policy Defuse Tense Interactions With Young Riders Your Town
, October 4, 2011

Summer Camp for Kids Teaches Them Seven Core Values
KNOE-TV, August 2, 2011

Police And Juvenile Justice: Contracting The Net [PDF]
Juvenile Justice Update
, February/March 2011

Impulses Stress Young Brains; Science: Law Enforcement Explores Cerebral Development, Crime Links
The Monterey County Herald (CA)
, February 20, 2011

Strategies For Youth Provides Police Training To Reduce Juvenile Arrests [PDF]
Juvenille Justice Update
, August – September, 2010

Connecting The Badge To The Brain
Seattle Times
, July, 2010

Juvenile Justice Summit: National, Local Experts To Discuss Issues, Solutions [PDF]
The Indiana Lawyer
, August 5, 2009

Police Hire Youth-Relations Consultant For Officers
Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror
, June 11, 2009

Read Revere Braces For Wave of Beach Violence
Boston Herald
, May 5, 2009

Video: Truancy Watch
WGBH Greater Boston, March 18, 2009

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