We assessed racial disparities in policing in the United States by compiling and analysing a dataset detailing nearly 100 million traffic stops conducted across the country. We found that black drivers were less likely to be stopped after sunset, when a ‘veil of darkness’ masks one’s race, suggesting bias in stop decisions.
— Read on www.nature.com/articles/s41562-020-0858-1
While reforms targeted at punishing and removing bad cops, such as elimination of qualified immunity in civil cases and weakening of police union protections, may be overdue, cutting police budgets will reduce the size of police forces and pose a clear public safety risk.
— Read on www.city-journal.org/bolstering-police-forces-reduces-crime
Violence in New York is up. If you ask the NYPD, the 30-year New York City crime decline is over. Police have been known to cry wolf and can see the even most beautiful blue sky as falling. But what if this time it’s true?
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-the-end-of-crime-decline-20200719-e77s74cv7nhxjllosarp74lp2u-story.html
We are collecting, releasing, and analyzing data on millions of traffic stops across the United States.
— Read on openpolicing.stanford.edu/
This is a collection of Police Misconduct from the Chicago Police Department. It has reports that are accessible and a dashboard where data can be filtered.
Citizens Police Data Project — Invisible Institute
— Read on invisible.institute/police-data
Campbell Collection on Policing: Campbell Systematic Reviews
— Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1002/1891-1803.policing
Excellent Resource for the Juvenile Court System.
Click here to download the report HERE
This is an excellent resource for Juvenile Data. There are an assortment of statistical tools available on the website.
“EZACJRP was developed to facilitate independent analysis of national data on the characteristics of youth held in residential placement facilities, including detailed information about the youth’s age, sex, race/ethnicity, placement status, length of stay, and most serious offense”.
Access the Website HERE
Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful
— Read on humanimpact.org/hipprojects/juvenile-injustice-charging-youth-as-adults-is-ineffective-biased-and-harmful/
Los Angeles police are convinced big data can help fight crime, even after shutting down a program that activists said targeted minorities unfairly.
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/los-angeles-police-department-laser-data-driven-policing-racial-profiling-2-0-cbsn-originals-documentary/