Police

Data-Driven Policing
Communities don’t need to be friends with cops. They need transparency.
May 18, 2015

National databases for police incidents are a step closer.

Looking While Black
When eye contact with police is considered a crime
April 30, 2015

When eye contact with police is considered a crime.

The Killing of Walter Scott Sheds Light on the Problem of Police Lying
April 08, 2015

The lies act as shield for police violence and as a larger source of corruption in the criminal justice system.

Language Police
The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history.
March 14, 2015

The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history. 

You, Too, Can Prevent Police Brutality
The DOJ's Ferguson probe shows why we need to get proactive
March 04, 2015

The DOJ's report on Ferguson shows why we need to prevent, not just punish, law enforcement abuses.

Another Police Killing, Another Twitter Hashtag. But #HomelessLivesMatter Isn't Enough.
March 03, 2015

A video shows LAPD killed an unarmed homeless man on Skid Row.

The FBI Director Just Gave a Historic Speech on Race. It Was 30 Years Too Late.
February 12, 2015

The FBI director deserves credit for entering a space where moderates tend to get shouted down.

Bill de Blasio Is Caving to New York Cops
What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?
February 12, 2015

What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?

Want to Stop Police Brutality? Start Disciplining Officers.
February 10, 2015

Ending police brutality shouldn't be left to the communities that are brutalized. It’s up to the cops.

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