WE PARTNER WITH COMMUNITIES AND POLICE TO PROMOTE PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH TRANSPARENCY, EQUITY, AND DEMOCRATIC ENGAGEMENT.
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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.
The Policing Project visited California to learn more about how the state’s policing agencies are adapting to a new state law that required them to begin collecting data on traffic stops.
The Policing Project is proud to be a contributing author on the recently released “New Era of Public Safety” report from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Born from a diverse coalition of distinct organizations guided by different missions, and having no formal leadership, Salt Lake City’s Community Advocates Group has come together for direct conversation on policing reforms with SLCPD.