Racial Disparities in Misdemeanor Speeding Convictions | RAND

In this report, researchers use data on speeding violations in Virginia to examine whether there are racial disparities in who benefits from the discretion of law enforcement and the courts to discount or downgrade misdemeanor violations.

— Read on www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA1317-1.html

A .pdf of the report can be accessed at the website.

Task Force on Policing – CCJ

This is the Task Force on the Policing home page HERE

Make sure to check out the “Policy Assessments” page HERE where the task force examines some of the current topics in policing.

For example:

1. Chokeholds and Other Neck Restraints

The Task Force recommends the prohibition of all types of neck restraints, which can cause serious harm to individuals and police legitimacy.

2. Duty to Intervene

The Task Force recommends policies requiring officers to intervene upon witnessing excessive force and to report other misconduct and proscribed behaviors.

3. No-Knock Warrants and Police Raids

The Task Force recommends that jurisdictions prohibit or severely restrict no-knock and quick-knock warrants, which can pose harm to occupants and officers.

Report: Seattle police stop Black people, Native Americans at far higher rate than white people | The Seattle Times

There is a 54 page report referenced in the narrative with a link. Unfortunately there is a paywall but it does all a few free views.

A new report from the Los Angeles-based Center for Police Equity found that Black people, per capita, were seven times more likely to be subjected to force by Seattle police…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/report-black-people-and-native-americans-get-stopped-by-seattle-police-at-a-far-higher-rate-than-white-people/