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Calls for police reform have resulted in budget cuts, new policies, and a record number of police oversight measures landing on the 2020 ballot.
Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.
The Maplewood mental health unit anticipates 911 calls and circumvents them before they happen.
As tensions between law enforcement and the public continue to rise, many are beginning to question whether all 911 calls warrant a visit from armed officers.
Bail reformers say it’s unconstitutional for a person to be imprisoned because they can’t afford bail. Do bail bonds begin punishing the poor before they’re even found guilty?
Thousands of volunteers are data scraping public websites to compile police records into a single national database for researchers to mine.
The U.S. government is considering changes to qualified immunity, a doctrine that protects police from civil lawsuits.
The New York Times looks at how police spend their time at work, providing insights that could be useful for “unbundling the police” efforts.
Across the U.S., prisons, jails, and detention centers are being transformed from facilities that confine people into ones that support them.