In a recent study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, FIU researchers found that the percent of juveniles reporting recreational marijuana use increased substantially following the passage of a medical marijuana law, accounting for other potentially salient causal factors.
In a study of nearly 500 city police departments across the United States, researchers from FIU and Montana State University found police departments with a large number of full-time employees are more likely to experience reported incidents of police misconduct, including excessive force, sexual misconduct, financial misconduct and driving under the influence.
Miami accepted the grant in November. On Thursday, the city commission will vote on a $120,000 contract with Florida International University to have Rob Guerette, an associate professor of criminal justice, study the department’s program and run tests ahead of its launch. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article19256145.html#storylink=cpy