A year after Floyd, US campuses avoid major police reform

From Times Higher Education: “Dozens of US colleges and universities have faced calls from their students and others to end armed patrols by campus or local police in the aftermath of Mr Floyd’s death in May 2020. The calls expanded and amplified complaints that had been heard for years, often containing racial dimensions, as campus police forces have mushroomed across the country despite showing little, if any, net benefit. ‘By whatever measure one chooses,’ the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) said in an assessment of the topic earlier this year, ‘campus police have not made campuses safer.’ ”

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