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Police Budget Meetings Are Public—If You Know Where to Look
police budgets
Fixing Justice
Police Budget Meetings Are Public—If You Know Where to Look
To get more citizens engaged in the local police budget decision-making process, Reinvestin.us posts exactly when and how.
July 12, 2020

To get more citizens engaged in the local police budget decision-making process, Reinvestin.us posts exactly when and how.

Fixing Justice
Volunteers Build First Nationwide Database of Police Records
Police Records
Fixing Justice
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.

Fixing Justice
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.

Fixing Justice
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.

Fixing Justice
Do Police De-Escalation Techniques Work?
de-escalation
Fixing Justice
Do Police De-Escalation Techniques Work?
The public is calling on law enforcement to find alternatives to using force. But do de-escalation tactics actually work?
June 22, 2020

The public is calling on law enforcement to find alternatives to using force. But do de-escalation tactics actually work?

Fixing Justice
Your Smartphone Can Help End Police Misconduct
Police Misconduct
Fixing Justice
Your Smartphone Can Help End Police Misconduct
There are now apps, websites, and phone shortcuts designed to help you not only document police misconduct, but also report and protect it.
June 19, 2020

There are now apps, websites, and phone shortcuts designed to help you not only document police misconduct, but also report and protect it.