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Assessing the State of Police Reform Article
Demonstrators in downtown Washington, D.C., protest the death of George Floyd on June 1, 2020. (Getty/Drew Angerer)

Assessing the State of Police Reform

The nationwide protests following the senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans have started to change how police are held accountable.

Kenny Lo

Policing During the Coronavirus Pandemic Article
A NYPD police officer looks on as a woman crosses Seventh Avenue in New York City on April 12, 2020. (Getty/John Lamparski)

Policing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Police have a responsibility to change their practices amid the pandemic to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among the public and law enforcement officers.

Ed Chung, Betsy Pearl, Lea Hunter

The Enforcement of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders Article
A member of the Metropolitan Police Department closes off areas surrounding the Washington Monument and National Mall due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, March 2020. (Getty/Win McNamee)

The Enforcement of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

As the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies, officials must be vigilant in educating and persuading the public to adhere to stay-at-home orders, only using the criminal justice process as a last resort.

Betsy Pearl, Lea Hunter, Kenny Lo, 1 More Ed Chung

Federal Immigration Officials Can Help Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic Article
People walk through the parking lot as they visit the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Miramar, Florida, on March 13, 2020. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Federal Immigration Officials Can Help Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

While some local law enforcement agencies have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by diverting people away from prisons and jails and by releasing particularly vulnerable incarcerated individuals, federal immigration officials are continuing to endanger the lives and safety of detained people and undermine public health.

Tom Jawetz, Ed Chung

Live From SXSW: What Should We Expect From the Police? Podcast
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Live From SXSW: What Should We Expect From the Police?

This week, Ed hosted a panel of experts at the South by Southwest conference that explored what policing should look like in this day and age and how it intersects with criminal justice reform.

Ed Chung, Daniella Gibbs Léger, Rachel Rosen, 2 More Kyle Epstein, Chris Ford

Sandy Still Speaks: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Podcast
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Sandy Still Speaks: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland

This week, Daniella moderates a panel with Cannon Lambert, the Bland family attorney, and David Heilbroner, co-director of the documentary, “Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland,” during a live screening of the film at the Center for American Progress.

Daniella Gibbs Léger, Ed Chung, Rachel Rosen, 1 More Kyle Epstein

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