When officers can duck consequences for civil rights violations, policing is more dangerous for everyone.
CAHOOTS is providing a model for rethinking public safety.
The problem isn’t police-community relations. It’s our acceptance of a broken system.
When they are, the result can be deadly.
Are the police meant to protect people? Or to fight them?
A lack of ID caused problems for immigrants—as well as for the police who encountered them. Through a series of dialogues, a solution emerged.
Youth programs at the nonprofit Metanoia are not just about education. Leaders see youth as motivated to revitalize their neighborhood.
Every win in our organization's history has come when a diverse group of Baltimoreans got out of their lanes and worked together.
Police overreach has long targeted black Americans. And in Ferguson, cops who don't seem to know what they're doing have massive firepower with which to do it.
Chicago Indymedia offers another perspective, posting videos of protestors surrounded by police and brutally beaten.