WE PARTNER WITH COMMUNITIES AND POLICE TO PROMOTE PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH TRANSPARENCY, EQUITY, AND DEMOCRATIC ENGAGEMENT.
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Policing Project Director Barry Friedman moderated a panel at NYU Law exploring the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and face recognition in policing, and how we evaluate the true financial and social costs of this tech.
Community leaders, police officials, inspectors general, and government representatives from across the country gathered at NYU School of Law to discuss the challenges of police-community engagement in a two-day, intensive workshop.
The Policing Project recently took a field trip to the National Constitution Center for a hands-on, interactive approach to participatory democracy—part of our Youth-Police Engagement Program in Camden, New Jersey.
What does it take to cultivate a department-wide culture that puts community engagement and collaborative problem-solving at the center? The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office offers a promising example of the role law enforcement can play in re-imagining public safety.
Policing Project Director Barry Friedman recently sat down with Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund for a conversation on the intersection of race and policing.