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FRONTLINE: Policing the Police 2020

George Floyd’s killing triggered mass demonstrations nationwide calling for racial justice and police accountability in the United States. In the wake of those protests, New Yorker writer and historian Jelani Cobb returns to a troubled police department he first visited four years ago to examine whether reform can work, and how police departments can be held accountable.
— Read on www.wgbh.org/program/frontline/policing-the-police-2020

Criminal (In)justice

This is an interesting Podcast. A littleLeft leaning.

Problems with police, prosecutors and courts have people asking: is our criminal justice system broken?

University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris interviews the people who know the system best, and hears their best ideas for fixing it.

Criminal (In)justice is an independent production created in partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station.
— Read on criminalinjustice.libsyn.com/

Diversity in Policing: The Role of Officer Race and Gender in Police-Civilian Interactions in Chicago | Research on Policing Reform and Accountability

Black and Hispanic officers both make substantially fewer stops, arrests, and use force less often. Within all racial/ethnic groups, female officers are substantially less likely to use force relative to male officers.
— Read on policingresearch.org/2020/07/01/diversity-in-policing/amp/

Public Confidence and the Police

The Crime Report has some coverage on perceptions of Police.

The full Council on Criminal Justice Public Perceptions of the Police webinar can be accessed here. The full Pew Research Center study widely cited during the webinar and in this article can be accessed here. The full Gallup research study widely cited during the webinar and in this article can be accessed here.