In recent months, protests around the country have called attention to policing practices, particularly to the "broken windows" theory, which has shaped policing tactics nationwide. Coined by two college professors, the "broken windows" theory asserts that a police force can make communities safer by cracking down on minor crimes. By pursuing low-level offenses, many argue that police departments can play a powerful role in deterring more serious crimes. George Kelling was one of the architects of this theory. He joins The Takeaway to discuss "broken windows" and to reflect on the current state of police-community relations in America.
Ahead of the Super Bowl this weekend, we'll be giving you a daily dip for each day leading up to the game. Today, Sporkful Host Dan Pashman look at the elements that go into a game favorite: Taco dips.
More than a million children attend day care or preschool programs in California, but it's nearly impossible for parents to access state records on the quality of these programs, a new investigation finds.
To the dismay and fury of Republican lawmakers, President Obama urged Congress to protect 12 million acres of Alaskan wildlife, a move that would prevent all future oil and gas development.
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