#GoodNewsNextWeek: Body Cams, Pot Priorities, Kratom Delay (Audio)


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20161010_goodnewsnextweek036-videoThis week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Cops wearing cameras catch a case of “contagious accountability”; More towns are telling cops to stop busting pot; and the people pushed back the Feds on the kratom ban.

Notes/Links:

Police Complaints Drop 93% After Deploying Body Cameras
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/783509563458805762

“Contagious Accountability”: A Global Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police (PDF)
http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/09/21/0093854816668218.full.pdf+html

Not One NYPD Officer Is Wearing a Body Camera
http://thegrio.com/2016/10/04/not-one-nypd-officer-is-wearing-body-cam/

Towns Weed Out Pot From Cops Priorities
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/783493456375255040

Flashback: Drug Dogs No Longer ‘Weed Out’ Portland Pot (Jun. 27, 2015)
http://www.oregonlive.com/teens/index.ssf/2015/06/drug_dogs_no_longer_weed_out_p.html

Following Massive Public Pushback, Feds Delay Kratom Ban
https://twitter.com/chefjakef/status/784801739530641408

Iceland Finds All Nine Banksters Guilty In Market-Abuse Case
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/784298687128141824

Romanian Shelter Gives Paraplegic Dogs Love, Care And Wheelchairs
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/784656608378880000

Australian Farm Becomes First To Grow Veg In Desert Using Only Sun, Seawater
https://twitter.com/WikiWorldOrder/status/785128516773785600

Making Positive Changes In Iowa With ‘High Prairie Produce’
https://twitter.com/beauboeye/status/783166012510212096

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