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Our newly released Youth Engagement Guidebook provides a nuts-and-bolts startup manual for launching a different kind of youth program: one that empowers youth voice around policing.
The Policing Project traveled to Nashville to release our assessment of the use of traffic stops by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) as a crime fighting strategy in the city.
On September 21, 2018, we gathered a diverse group of stakeholders to demonstrate how CBA can be applied to a wide-range of policing practices. Stream the conversation now.
What do we mean when we talk about “police-community engagement?” The Policing Project and our partners are launching a new project to explore this question with the help of communities throughout the country.
Over the past year, employees at tech companies made headlines for publicly urging that their facial recognition work not be used for government surveillance—a phenomena that shows the unique ethical issues posed by this policing tech.
The theory is seemingly intuitive: When civilians and officers know they’re being recorded, they behave better for the unseen audience. However, the actual evidence is not as straight-forward.
How much is a policing technology worth, and how do you know? How does a policing department know how much time and money to invest and whether that investment will pay off?
With consent searches, New Yorkers seem to think not. The recently enacted Right to Know Act is aimed at ensuring more than the minimum from policing, but much about its effectiveness remains to be seen.