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‘This is a culture war’ When it comes to punishment, racial disparities are pervasive

Comparing the sentences received by two drug offenders, one white and one black, Herald Tribune reporters Josh Salman, Dak Le, and Michael Braga illustrate the racial inequities in the Florida legal system through policies like drug-free zones and mandatory minimum…

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The Long History of Black Officers Reforming Policing From Within

Taylor Hosking summarizes the history of black police officers in America and the choices and challenges they face.  To read the complete article, which is part of the  project “The Presence of Justice,” click here.

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Racial justice and policing in America: policy forum Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

The policy forum “From Ferguson to Dallas to Charlotte: Racial Justice and Policing in America” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium. The event will convene a diverse and distinguished…

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Terrence M. Cunningham on the Law Enforcement Profession and Historical Injustices

Terrence M. Cunningham, President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) delivered an apology to minorities for historical injustices by the law enforcement profession at their 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition in San Diego, California

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Justice Department Outlines Plan to Enable Nationwide Collection of Use of Force Data

Following the 2015 report from The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, “Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced several steps by the Department of Justice to enable the nationwide collection of data on law enforcement interactions with civilians, including…

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