Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the national television station in Denmark, highlighted the protests happening in the U.S. following George Floyd’s death and explored the police restructuring in Camden and community policing and de-escalation efforts that have happened as a result. WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman provides expert commentary.
On June 9, 2020, Euronews Tonight featured commentary from WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman about police reforms in Camden City.
The Moorestown Public School District may see a tax increase if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the new coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent study. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden explored the risk exposure factors (REF) for the largest school districts in South Jersey.
“The data suggests that the disease is spreading in South Jersey. And right now it’s spreading faster in South Jersey than it was in North Jersey,” Sarah Allred, a professor at Rutgers-Camden, said.
On Politics In Focus, a local expert explains findings of his research focusing on “flattening the curve” or slowing the rate of infection of the coronavirus in New Jersey and what it could indicate for neighboring states and the Delaware Valley. Darren Spielman who is the Executive Director of Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs speaks with Jennifer about his latest findings and their significance.
Since learning of the death of Steve Ravitz on Wednesday after succumbing to the novel coronavirus, members of the Camden community from all walks have extended their condolences to the family.