Policing Posts

Policing, U.S. Style: With Little Idea of What Really Works

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.

Recording of Police Questioning

The following entry is the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 2, 11.02. Recording of Police Questioning.

Race and Policing – Part Two

In Part Two of this two-part episode of Reasonably Speaking, Sherrilyn Ifill, Barry Friedman, and John Malcolm explore the intersection of race and policing in the United States. Part Two addresses predictive policing, funding priorities, and working toward a solution.

Race and Policing – Part One

In Part One of this two-part episode of Reasonably Speaking, Sherrilyn Ifill, Barry Friedman, and John Malcolm explore the intersection of race and policing in the United States. Part One looks at the history of race and policing, training programs, and police as first responders. 

January 2019 Council Meeting Updates

At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 17 and 18, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for six projects. Drafts or portions of drafts for six projects received Council approval, subject to the meeting discussion and to the usual prerogative to make nonsubstantive editorial improvements.