Given the growing number of female prisoners, our incarceration system needs to focus more on women’s needs.
As the debate surrounding police force continues, new practices can address this pressing issue.
Existing rules can help ensure police use best practices for interacting with those who have special needs.
Technology can help address the dearth of data surrounding police use of force.
New York legislation that limited the reach of stop-and-frisk provides insight for lawmakers today.
A number of Supreme Court doctrines make it difficult for citizens to sue police officers and their government employers.
An agency modeled after the federal transportation safety board could promote safety for the public and police.
More agencies are embracing a new kind of review focused on preventing future errors, rather than placing blame.
The legal standard governing police force provides inadequate guidance to police officers and the courts.
Insights gleaned from past federal enforcement efforts can inform future locally driven improvements.
Scholars, activists, and other criminal justice experts address possible legal responses to excessive police force.