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Featured reports, media and articles related to police reform, equity and accountability.
Police Officers Overwhelmingly Agree That Bad Cops Aren't Held Accountable
Jan 11, 2017
Ryan Reily's recent Huffington Post article states "Seventy-two percent of U.S. police officers do not believe that officers who consistently do a poor job are held accountable, according to a new Pew Research Center survey conducted by the National Police Research Platform."
Behind the Badge
Jan 11, 2017
According to a new Pew Research Center survey, ”police officers say that recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and police officers have made their jobs riskier, aggravated tensions between police and blacks, and left many officers reluctant to fully carry out some of their duties."
How The Bond Between Police And Prosecutors Impedes Justice
Dec 31st, 2015
According to The Counted article, Ties That Bind: “Prosecutors work with police day in, day out, and typically they’re reluctant to criticise them or investigate them,” said Prof Samuel Walker of the University of Nebraska.
REPORT: The Science of Justice, Race, Arrests and Police Use of Force
"The current report examines racial disparities in use of force across 12 departments participating in the National Justice Database—the Center for Policing Equity’s project to provide national-level data and analyses on police behavior."