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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.
Join us and our partners on Friday, September 21, for a discussion of how communities experience being policed and the potentially transformative power cost-benefit analysis could have on policing.
The Monitoring Team’s latest report indicates revisions to police policies, including use of force, are having a positive impact on the streets of Cleveland.
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.
The emergence of social media has created new potential for police to release arrest information to a wider-range of audiences, but what are the consequences for privacy and safety?