Videos

Why Are Attitudes Towards Cops So Divisive?

Why Are Attitudes towards Cops So Divisive is another video designed to promote American Leadership Books and its new book Crime in America. The discussion of attitudes towards cops reflects the divisions in American discussed in a chapter on the divisions in American Society. American Leadership Books specializes in books on the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys. There is also a book on the American political system, dealing with the Great National Divides that have split the national based on racial, ethnic, and demographic characteristics, including occupation, income, education, and divisions between North and South, rural and urban America, and the Coast and Midwest. The book is written from a conservative perspective for those with conservative politics and suggests ways of fixing and reforming the system.

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Want to Know More About U.S. Crime?

Want to Know More about U.S. Crime? is another video to promote American Leadership Books and its new book Crime in America. American Leadership books specializes in books on the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.

There is also a book on the American political system, dealing with the Great National Divides that have split the national based on racial, ethnic, and demographic characteristics, including occupation, income, education, and divisions between North and South, rural and urban America, and the Coast and Midwest.

The book is written from a conservative perspective for those with conservative politics and suggests ways of fixing and reforming the system.

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Media Articles

Video Series on Opioid Crisis, Drug Dealers, and Death Penalty from Criminal Justice Expert

A new 8-part video series on how to deal with the opioid crisis and drug dealers has just been released by Paul Brakke, the publisher of American Leadership Books, a company specializing in books about the criminal justice system and American society.

The series was inspired by a dozen blogs on these issues which turned into the book: DEALING WITH CRIME BY ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AND THE OPIOID CRISIS: What to Do about the Two Big Social and Criminal Justice Issues of Today.

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The US Prison System

WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM?

WHAT ARE SOME WAYS TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM?

Given that recidivism is a major source of crime and is one result of over-incarceration, the question becomes -- what to do to reduce recidivism?  There are several approaches that have been found to work, and I’ll describe them briefly here, followed by my...

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Immigration Reform

The Opioid Crisis

My Own Suggestions For Dealing With the Opioid Crisis

Some recommendations of how to overcome the current problems with opioids and other drugs. Some of these suggestions include creating a drug sales court, setting up separate wings in the prisons for drug traffickers, and publicizing the names of individuals sentenced under drug laws.

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The Citizen-Police Divide

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE GROWING CITIZEN-POLICE DIVIDE

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE GROWING CITIZEN-POLICE DIVIDE

Why There Is a Wrong Perception about the Number of Shootings of Citizen By Cops The Real Number is Much Lower Today, there is an apparent uptick in the number of fatal shootings of citizens by cops. However, as discussed in my book Cops Aren’t Such Bad Guys, this...

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Author Paul Brakke

Author Paul Brakke is a scientist based in Central Arkansas.  He became interested in studying the criminal justice system when his life was turned upside down after his wife was falsely accused of aggravated assault

Paul Brakke

American Leadership Books
Little Rock, Arkansas

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