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Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

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Neil Boyd

Neil Boyd is a professor and the director of the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University.

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Neil Boyd

Safer, Meaner Streets

Why does life seem more dangerous even as crime rates fall? April 2014
Like the author of Canadian Policing in the 21st Century: A Frontline Officer on Challenges and Changes, I have been involved with the criminal justice system for most of my adult life. Unlike Robert Chrismas, however, I have not endured the pressures and stresses of front-line police work, balancing the desire to arrest those who impose harm with the need to simultaneously respect their human…