This month saw exciting developments in the Policing Project’s work with the Cleveland Police Monitoring Team on the implementation of the federal consent decree between the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP) and the Department of Justice.
This year’s group of students and officers in our Youth-Police Engagement Program proved that substantive, meaningful engagement between young people and police is possible even when initial skepticism is high.
In recent weeks, our founder Barry Friedman penned an op-ed for The New York Times following the Carpenter vs. United States decision and spoke with reporters on policing technologies including drones, license plate readers and facial recognition software.
Today New York University Law School’s Policing Project, the Police Foundation, and the National Urban League released a new study, Beyond the Conversation: Ensuring Meaningful Police-Community Engagement, which highlights the public’s desire for more say in policing matters.
Yesterday, at the Tampa Citizens Review Board monthly meeting, the Policing Project released its report summarizing the results of the community survey on the practices and performance of the Tampa Police Department. The survey is part of an ongoing effort to improve understanding of the community’s priorities and concerns around policing.