Justin Nix is an upcoming professor in Criminal Justice.
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— Read on www.stitcher.com/podcast/alex-mckiernan/science-for-the-rest-of-us/e/73503561
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/
A federal class-action lawsuit accuses New York police of unconstitutionally detaining people in order to run their IDs.
— Read on theintercept.com/2020/10/13/nypd-stop-frisk-warrants-lawsuit/
The murder of George Floyd, a Black American man suffocated under the knee
of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, sparked national as well as
international protests against police brutality and the unequal treatment
Black lives. Soon after, Breonna Taylor, a Black 26-year-old essential
worker, was murdered by police in her own home in the middle of the night.
— Read on www.theiwi.org/gpr-reports/over-policing-in-the-black-community
Nearly six in 10 Americans say “major changes” are needed to make policing better. Almost all Americans support making officers more accountable, while few support abolishing the police altogether.
— Read on news.gallup.com/poll/315962/americans-say-policing-needs-major-changes.aspx
Experts discuss a new report by the Houston Police Reform Task Force and the history, implications and reimagining that is needed of policing.
— Read on www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/shows/town-square/2020/10/06/383394/police-reform-how-we-got-here-and-whats-next/