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Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Fixing Justice
Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.
October 17, 2020

Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.

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The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
Fixing Justice
The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
The Maplewood mental health unit anticipates 911 calls and circumvents them before they happen.
October 11, 2020

The Maplewood mental health unit anticipates 911 calls and circumvents them before they happen.

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Volunteers Build First Nationwide Database of Police Records
Police Records
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Volunteers Build First Nationwide Database of Police Records
Thousands of volunteers are data scraping public websites to compile police records into a single national database for researchers to mine.
July 9, 2020

Thousands of volunteers are data scraping public websites to compile police records into a single national database for researchers to mine.

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Qualified Immunity Might Not Protect Police for Much Longer
Qualified Immunity
Fixing Justice
Qualified Immunity Might Not Protect Police for Much Longer
The U.S. government is considering changes to qualified immunity, a doctrine that protects police from civil lawsuits.
June 26, 2020

The U.S. government is considering changes to qualified immunity, a doctrine that protects police from civil lawsuits.

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How Police Spend Their Time
How Police Spend Their Time
Fixing Justice
How Police Spend Their Time
The New York Times looks at how police spend their time at work, providing insights that could be useful for “unbundling the police” efforts.
June 24, 2020

The New York Times looks at how police spend their time at work, providing insights that could be useful for “unbundling the police” efforts.

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Converting Prisons Into Farms, Community Centers, and Shelters
prisons
Fixing Justice
Converting Prisons Into Farms, Community Centers, and Shelters
Across the U.S., prisons, jails, and detention centers are being transformed from facilities that confine people into ones that support them.
June 18, 2020

Across the U.S., prisons, jails, and detention centers are being transformed from facilities that confine people into ones that support them.

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Rethinking Public Safety: Are Police Always Needed?
Public Safety
Fixing Justice
Rethinking Public Safety: Are Police Always Needed?
The mobile mental health service CAHOOTS handles public safety calls related to mental or behavioral health for the Eugene Police Department.
June 17, 2020

The mobile mental health service CAHOOTS handles public safety calls related to mental or behavioral health for the Eugene Police Department.