Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Dr. Chamard interviewed by ADN about homeless camp closures

Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, was interviewed on May 26, 2010, by the Anchorage Daily News for an article about the current Municipal Code 15.20.020 which allows police to close homeless camps with as little as 12 hours notice, and about the proposed change to allow more time for notice.

She is the author of the recently published monograph, "Homeless Encampments," for the Problem-Oriented Guides for Police Problem-Specific Guides Series. The monograph has been released as part of the series published by the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. Dr. Chamard is also the president of the Fairview Community Council.