Rights

Strategies for Solving the Police Use of Force Crisis

Former FBI agent outlines ways departments can reduce deadly encounters between civilians and police.

Penn Panel Addresses Police Use of Force

Criminal justice experts discuss improper use of police force—and also pose solutions.

Move Criminal Justice Forward

The Trump Administration’s ill-advised “law and order” approach to policing should be eschewed in favor of procedural justice.

Making Criminal Justice Pay

Creative policy changes could re-center our criminal justice system.

A Policing Model For the 21st Century

Concerns surrounding police use of force highlight the urgent need for law enforcement reform.

The Need for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Female Incarceration

Given the growing number of female prisoners, our incarceration system needs to focus more on women’s needs.

The Troubling Issues Regarding Police Use of Force

As the debate surrounding police force continues, new practices can address this pressing issue.

Disability and Policing

Existing rules can help ensure police use best practices for interacting with those who have special needs.

Reporting Police Force in the Digital Age

Technology can help address the dearth of data surrounding police use of force.

The Dangers of Stop-and-Frisk Policies

New York legislation that limited the reach of stop-and-frisk provides insight for lawmakers today.

Closing the Courthouse Door to Victims of Police Abuse

A number of Supreme Court doctrines make it difficult for citizens to sue police officers and their government employers.

How Transportation Safety Review Can Play a Role in Regulating Law Enforcement

An agency modeled after the federal transportation safety board could promote safety for the public and police.