Assistant Miamisburg Police Department Chief Tom Thompson (Ret.) was promoted to Assistant Chief of Police in 2012. He is the founder and Executive Director of Valens Solutions and a speaker for the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, prosecutors, and other law enforcement officials who speak from firsthand experience to improve the criminal justice system.
‘Innocent until proven guilty’ is one the central tenets of this country’s legal and criminal justice systems, but this isn’t the reality for everyone. Two-thirds of the jail population, and a quarter of the incarcerated population, in the U.S. are pretrial detainees, or people who haven’t been convicted of a crime. The high number of […]