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Policing and Race: The Role of Law

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In light of the deeply troubling events of the last couple of weeks—the shootings by police of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and the shooting of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge—the country rightfully is preoccupied with how to discuss, and address, issues of policing and [...] Read more

Policing Project Receives Grant for Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative


The Policing Project is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation for a two-year initiative to improve the application of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to policing. This grant provides funding for efforts to advance the use of [...] Read more

Highlights from Attorney General Lynch’s Six County Community Policing Tour: Part II

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This post is the second in a series regarding Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s community policing tour: a six-stop visit to jurisdictions that emulate the pillars of community policing presented in the final report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. You can find the [...] Read more