Restorative Ruckus

Dig Boston

Originally Published by Dig Boston on June 12, 2019.

Arlington’s attempt to mitigate a police department controversy causes more distress for some concerned residents

“It’s time we forget about ‘restraint,’ ‘measured responses,’ ‘procedural justice,’ ‘de-escalation,’ ‘stigma-reduction,’ and other feel-good BS … Let’s meet violence with violence and get the job done.” Read More

Arlington’s Behind-the-Scenes Response to Police Controversy

Dig Boston

Originally Published by Dig Boston on August 7, 2019.

In June, DigBoston published an article, “Restorative Ruckus,” about Arlington Police Department Lieutenant Richard (Rick) Pedrini, whose controversial writings in a statewide police newsletter have caused a significant schism in the town north of Cambridge. Read More