The Brennan Center for Justice and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund are holding a symposium on “Policing Race and Technology” on Dec. 3, 2019. The symposim aims to center the racial justice issues raised by modern surveillance technologies such as facial recognition, predictive policing, and social media monitoring tools.
On Oct. 28, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a pilot program that will allow federally deputized task force officers to use body-worn cameras while serving arrest warrants, or other planned arrest operations, and during the execution of search warrants.
In a new report produced by the Policing Project, the Axon AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board is calling for increased regulation of Automated License Plate Readers by both private and public actors in response to Axon Enterprise Inc.’s announcement of its intention to enter the ALPR market.
In this interview from PBS News Hour, Amna Nawaz discusses police training, race, and use of force with Seth Stoughton of the University of South Carolina.
The Camden County Police Department recently announced adoption of its innovative, revised use of force policy drafted with the help of the Policing Project.
On August 19, California’s Office of the Governor issued a press release announcing that Governor Newsom signed AB 392 into law. The bill enacts one of the strongest use-of-force laws in the country.
Young minority men in high-crime neighborhoods are surrounded by poverty and crime, yet distrustful of the police that frequently stop, frisk, and arrest them and their friends. Every encounter with the police carries the potential for a new arrest or incarceration, fostering a culture of fear and distrust of the authorities.
There are two huge problems with American policing today: We don’t know nearly enough about what works in a sound way, and what doesn’t — especially if one considers social costs, which usually get left out of the equation.
The following entry is the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 2, 11.02. Recording of Police Questioning.
The following entry contains the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 2, Section 10.01. General Principles for Eyewitness Identification Procedures.