Like in any donnybrook, there are countless angles and competing arguments in play. The documents that we obtained provide a much deeper insight into why certain decisions were made regarding developments including Pedrini’s employment and the town’s use of the restorative justice (RJ) process, which is traditionally designed as “a system that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the larger community.”
Arlington’s attempt to mitigate a police department controversy causes more distress for some concerned residents
Other than some Trump-supporting scoundrels and police who get paid lavishly to make appearances in court after arresting people on small crimes, I don’t know anybody else who thinks the legal system ought to regress. In Suffolk or anyplace else.
Enforcement of the Massachusetts records law will never happen under Galvin and Healey
In response to our recent column, Pittsfield police say they will not prevent future loss of evidence, while Berkshire DA calls his office’s failure to review evidence before a court date fair and ethical
Western Mass city loses police records, DA keeps failure secret