I was part of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry into police race discrimination. The new drama is a reminder of how far we still have to go to tackle institutional racism.
Indigenous women are insisting upon a broadening of policies that facilitate safety and justice for all women.
A documentary series aimed to spark national conversation about criminalising coercive control. However, it highlighted power imbalances in conversations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.
A woman reacts to the news that Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd.
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Scholars of policing, law, race and Minnesota history explain the landmark guilty verdicts handed down in the trial for the murder of George Floyd.
New Jersey state troopers salute before an NFL football game.
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Racism was an early hallmark of the New Jersey State Police, and remains challenging for police agencies in the 21st century.
Members of the Black Panther Party outside the High Point property raided by police.
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In the early hours of Feb. 10, 1971, heavily armed officers moved in on a house occupied by Black Panther activists – marking a policing trajectory toward a more militarized response to Black activism.
Police in Tulsa, Okla., march toward a crowd of demonstrators on June 20, 2020.
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Scholars who study policing explain what they have found that could help reduce police prejudice and violence.
Malaysia Hammond, 19, places flowers at a memorial mural for George Floyd at the corner of Chicago Avenue and 38th Street on May 31, 2020, in Minneapolis.
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Recording and bearing witness to a Black person’s death from police violence is in itself traumatizing.
Algorithms can take much of the hard work out of tough decisions. But to avoid problems like the Robodebt debacle or unfair parole rulings, we need to ensure machines operate with human-like ethics.