Policing

Latest

How To Address Concerns About Data on Deaths in Custody Report
Cement barricades, barbwire, and fencing surround a police station in Minneapolis on April 7, 2021. (Getty/Los Angeles Times/Jason Armond)

How To Address Concerns About Data on Deaths in Custody

With the U.S. Department of Justice beginning to collect data pursuant to the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013, Congress and state legislatures should take the initiative to ensure the dependability of the forthcoming data.

Kenny Lo

The Community Responder Model Report
An employee answers calls at the Essex County Regional Communications Center in Middleton, Massachusetts, on June 22, 2017. (Getty/The Boston Globe/Nicholas Pfosi)

The Community Responder Model

Establishing a new branch of civilian first responders can help cities reduce overreliance on the police.

Amos Irwin, Betsy Pearl

Mistaken Identity Report
Officers arrest an alleged MS-13 gang member in Manassas, Virginia, on August 10, 2017.

Mistaken Identity

With unfounded fear of gang violence growing and greater scrutiny of law enforcement tactics, there is an increasing need for public safety strategies that balance respect for individual rights.

Maritza Perez

The Right Way to ‘Send in the Feds’ Report

The Right Way to ‘Send in the Feds’

The Trump administration must help states take advantage of the federal government’s limited, unique resources to emphasize crime prevention, instead of just promoting and enabling the ramp-up of arrests and incarcerations.

Ed Chung, Chelsea Parsons, Danyelle Solomon

How Police Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Puts LGBTQ Lives at Risk Report

How Police Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Puts LGBTQ Lives at Risk

Collaboration between law enforcement and immigration enforcement undermines public safety by making police departments deportation forces rather than protectors of people facing extreme risk of violence.

Sharita Gruberg

The Intersection of Policing and Race Report
A man speaks with police in a park in Milwaukee, August 2016. (AP/ Jeffrey Phelps)

The Intersection of Policing and Race

Bridging the divide between communities of color and law enforcement begins by recognizing that discord is rooted in the origins of policing in America.

Danyelle Solomon