Singer Publishes Editorial on Improving Community Policing

August 15, 2017 / No Comments

Are police officers enforcers or peacemakers, warriors or guardians? Mark I. Singer, PhD, Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School and Deputy Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education, and his co-author, former Cuyahoga Metropo...

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Begun Center Offers Insight and Experience on Police and Community Relations for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

January 7, 2015 / No Comments

Dan Flannery and Mark Singer provide Police Assisted Referral Program as one solution to police community relations The Begun Center’s Dan Flannery and Mark Singer recently co-authored an op-ed feature for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, citing the center’s Police Assisted Referral (PAR)...

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Police Assisted Referral (PAR) Program Continues Building Bridges

May 8, 2014 / No Comments

The gulf often separating police on patrol from the general public they’re trying to protect can often be bridged with the simple act of extending a hand and presenting a business card. Welcome to the Police Assisted Referral (PAR) program, a collaboration among the Begun Center for Violence Prev...

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