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.
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.
Developed for the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution’s officer-involved fatalities toolkit, the Policing Project’s new Use-Of-Force Policy Guidelines outline best practices for communities and PDs looking to minimize uses of force.
Friedman recently spoke with MuckRock regarding the move by safety tech company Axon to shift its production focus from its Taser stun guns to providing increased artificial intelligence services for police departments around the country.
The Policing Project and the Chicago Police Department recently announced Chicago NPI, our new partnership with Chicago community members to bring an important new initiative in community policing to the city.
Alongside the critical work of organizing communities and publicly advocating for change, activist groups in Austin are engaging in direct policy conversations with city leadership and the Austin Police Department.