60 Minutes: Counterinsurgency Police, Robin Hood Charity & SWI Scans

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60 Minutes May 5 2013

On May 5, 60 Minutes explored how counterinsurgency police strategies are taking back one community. Plus, meet a modern day Robin Hood who says his work is never done, and see how the military is changing the way it manages concussions and head injuries. Here is what was featured in this episode.

60 Minutes: North End Springfield Counterinsurgency Police Tactics

60 Minutes: Counterinsurgency Police, Robin Hood Charity & SWI Scans

The May 5 60 Minutes broadcast highlighted counterinsurgency police tactics against Massachusetts gangs, the Robin Hood charity, and SWI brain scans.

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In Springfield, Massachusetts, military personnel are using counterinsurgency police tactics they used overseas to combat crime here in America. The strategy turns on their ability to get the community involved and active in keeping their own streets free of crime and violence. The good news is that it seems to be working.

60 Minutes: North End Springfield Counterinsurgency Police Tactics

60 Minutes: Paul Tudor Jones, Robin Hood Foundation & Brooklyn School

Paul Tudor Jones has given millions back to fight poverty in New York City through education and other social programs. His Robin Hood Foundation takes a businesslike approach to granting money to deserving causes, and is not afraid to make changes or experiment with new ideas every year. The best part is that every penny collected goes to fund the charity’s projects, by taking from the rich and giving to the poor.

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60 Minutes: Paul Tudor Jones, Robin Hood Foundation & Brooklyn School

60 Minutes: Military Traumatic Brain Injury & NICOE SWI Brain Scan

Military service personnel now have some access to new tools that can identify traumatic and permanent brain damage caused by head injuries such as concussions. Learn how special military facilities like NICOE are using state of the art technology such as SWI brain scans to learn the truth about these invisible wounds that have caused stigmatization for soldiers returning home. What did the NFL have to do with the Pentagon’s policy shift?

60 Minutes: Military Traumatic Brain Injury & NICOE SWI Brain Scan

60 Minutes: Angel of Death Update

Viewers made their voices heard on the Charles Cullen murder investigation. Someone from Arizona questioned the show’s interview with the convicted killer. Another viewer felt the hospitals should be held accountable for their culpability in covering up the crimes.

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