Between 2015 and 2019, there were 13,392 complaints of misconduct filed against 1,826 Baltimore City police officers and 22,884 use of force incidents in Baltimore. Among the many disturbing facts that the report, “Chasing Justice: Addressing Police Violence and Corruption in Maryland,” uncovers are that 91 percent of those who the police targeted with use of force were Black
— Read on www.aclu-md.org/en/publications/chasing-justice-addressing-police-violence-and-corruption-maryland
Examining more than 800,000 police stops in Vermont between 2014 to 2019, researchers confirm that Vermont authorities stop, ticket, arrest and search Black drivers at a rate far beyond their share of the state’s total driving population.
— Read on eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-01/uov-vbd011521.php
I am shocked by the position that the AMA has taken on policing. I hope they cite some of the sources they get their information from because listening to the discussion in the video it is obviously agenda driven and not evidence based.
The latest Prioritizing Equity video series examines police brutality and racism, discussing how physicians and others can address root causes of inequity by naming racism.
— Read on www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/prioritizing-equity-video-series-police-brutality-covid-19
Perspectives on Policing and Protests Six Years After Ferguson | John Jay College of Criminal Justice
— Read on www.jjay.cuny.edu/news/perspectives-policing-and-protests-six-years-after-ferguson
This is a several part series.
A cop in upstate New York shot Silvon Simmons three times from behind. The shooting and its aftermath illustrate policing practices that fueled U.S. protests.
— Read on www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-police-rochester-shooting/
The end of us-versus-them policing: a tough road ahead for reform | Harvard Kennedy School
— Read on www.hks.harvard.edu/more/policycast/end-us-versus-them-policing-tough-road-ahead-reform
A historic crossroads for systemic racism and policing in America | Harvard Kennedy School
— Read on www.hks.harvard.edu/more/policycast/historic-crossroads-systemic-racism-and-policing-america
There is both opinions to this. Keep scrolling down to see both opinions.
Body-worn cameras are not a cure-all but have become a necessary tool to improve policing, write Arizona State and California State professors Michael…
— Read on www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/the-saturday-debate/2021/01/09/do-body-worn-cameras-increase-police-accountability.html