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Virtual reality simulations of controversial police killings of Black Americans are being included in a police training program.
This Y Combinator startup is building new, criminal justice technology solutions to sustainably reduce our prison populations.
Calls for police reform have resulted in budget cuts, new policies, and a record number of police oversight measures landing on the 2020 ballot.
DoNotPay’s robot lawyer can now help people write and send letters to inmates without worrying about violating a facility’s mail rules.
Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.
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?
Here are four things we can change to reduce police violence and increase accountability.
To get more citizens engaged in the local police budget decision-making process, Reinvestin.us posts exactly when and how.
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.
The public is calling on law enforcement to find alternatives to using force. But do de-escalation tactics actually work?
There are now apps, websites, and phone shortcuts designed to help you not only document police misconduct, but also report and protect it.
Across the U.S., prisons, jails, and detention centers are being transformed from facilities that confine people into ones that support them.
Across the U.S., companies and governments are starting to officially recognize Juneteenth, the June 19 holiday also known as Black Independence Day.
The mobile mental health service CAHOOTS handles public safety calls related to mental or behavioral health for the Eugene Police Department.
A decarceration project will see a 1,100-bed Atlanta jail transformed into a “Center for Equity” to serve the local community.