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Governing

John Buntin

1 March 2016

High Point, North Carolina, United States

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High Point, North Carolina, had the highest rates of domestic abuse in the state. The county decided to take a more comprehensive approach to the standard methods of the criminal justice system by adding in better col...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ashley Luthern

13 February 2016

Rochester, New York, United States

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In order to disrupt cycles of violence, Milwaukee’s Homicide Review Commission has recommended that Milwaukee police examine how their peers in Rochester, N.Y., organize police work around the concept of preventing di...

Model D

Dennis Archambault

26 January 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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The Detroit neighborhood of Midtown has seen crime drop by 52 percent since 2008 thanks to a push to lure more employees from nearby institutions to live in the area via housing incentives, and a collaboration among p...

Weld for Birgmingham

Nick Patterson

17 December 2015

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Authorities have found a strategy to curb the homicide rate, The Violence Reduction Initiative, which has been scaled in other cities. This initiative calls in likely offenders and has them meet with the police face-t...

TakePart

Mark Obbie

14 December 2015

Minnesota, United States

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Increases in police brutality against communities of color in Minneapolis have resulted in a deterioration of trust between the two groups, as well as increased frustration by the impacted community. Just across the c...

Chicago Tribune

Katherine Skiba

12 December 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In Chicago, a white police officer shot Laquan McDonald, a young black man, 16 times, for refusing to stop. The city created a task force in the midst of an already existing investigation by the Department of Justice ...

The New York Times

Al Baker

11 December 2015

United Kingdom

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Representatives from 25 New York police agencies gathered for searching conversations as departments reconsider established tactics amid a string of fatal confrontations. Scotland achieves its success in large part by...

The New York Times

Al Baker

11 December 2015

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Police officers in Scotland consider good relations more powerful than a gun or other weapon, an approach that was on full display during a recent night in Glasgow.

The Washington Post

Kimberly Kindy

10 December 2015

Burien, Washington, United States

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In an effort to reduce the incidence of police brutality, a new style of training recruits emphasizes techniques to better de-escalate conflict situations.

WEWS-TV

Joe Paganakis

9 December 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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As it enters into a consent decree with the Department of Justice, Cleveland looks to Detroit to learn what may lie ahead because that city recently emerged from a consent decree after 12 years following revelations o...

Christian Science Monitor

Sara Miller Llana

9 November 2015

Clitheroe, United Kingdom

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Human trafficking is a rampant problem throughout the world, but the signs can often be difficult to spot. A collaboration between Catholic churches and police officers to fight the issue together takes shape.

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Beatriz Alvarado

24 October 2015

El Paso, Texas, United States

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In El Paso domestic violence cases are processed more effectively by having social workers, prosecutors, and law enforcement work together to get immediate support to the victims and hold the aggressor accountable.

Upworthy

Eric March

18 August 2015

Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States

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In Gloucester Mass. an epidemic of Heroin use called for innovate solutions. This piece looks at the aftermath of a new initiative by police in which they refer drug arrests to rehab, rather than charging users.

Al Jazeera

Molly McCluskey

6 August 2015

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Every so often tensions between the Catholic "nationalists" and the Protestant "loyalists" increase and the police try to diffuse the situations. Social media is affecting these flare ups by providing police with info...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Emma Eisenberg

1 August 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Crimes against LGBT citizens have gone underreported in many U.S. cities. Washington DC’s Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit has employed and trained LGBT officers to represent community members that they protect and serve. ...

The Guardian

Holly Young

28 July 2015

Pakistan

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Female police officers are more effective in decreasing violence against women, but suffer gender discrimination and little societal support. Programs in different countries are making small changes to support female ...

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Stephanie O'Neill

23 July 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The struggle of police in properly dealing with mentally ill citizens has been highlighted in recent news. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department plans to dramatically beef up its mental health policing capabilit...

Christian Science Monitor

Sara Miller Llana

28 June 2015

Selm, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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More-rigorous police training, changing the way officers interact with residents, and requiring more education for cops has helped limit police shootings in Germany, Britain, Canada, and other nations. Their approache...

Christian Science Monitor

Noelle Swan

15 June 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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How are people with mental illness policed in the U.S.? Unfortunately, often people with mental illness are sent to prison, instead of being treated. There are “10 times as many inmates diagnosed with severe mental il...

San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin Fagan

11 May 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

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Police in California have begun using body cameras to record their daily interactions with the public, decreasing altercations and misconduct by both officers and citizens.

The New York Times

Matt Apuzzo

4 May 2015

United States

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Some U.S. police departments are reevaluating the “21-foot rule” and other axioms regarding proper use of force. “In a democratic society, people have a say in how they are policed, and people are saying that they are...

FiveThirtyEight

Carl Bialik

22 April 2015

Bowling Green, Ohio, United States

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Police misconduct is one of the most hotly debated issues in the US today. An interview with an ex-cop-turned-criminologist about how and the frequency with police officers are charged with crimes - both on and off-duty.

PBS NewsHour

Hari Sreenivasan

Judy Woodruff

10 April 2015

Lagos, Nigeria

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With human injustices affecting people on the streets around the world, camera phones have become important tools to document crimes. However, the video may not adequately capture the crime to be persuasive in court. ...

Al Jazeera

Rachel Waldholz

Mariel Carr

12 March 2015

Richmond, California, United States

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Richmond, California ranked among the highest homicide rates in the country. The city created the Office of Neighborhood Safety to engage the community in the effort to curb gun violence and prevent homicides. ONS wor...

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Stephanie O'Neill

9 March 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

Radio

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LAPD's special team, the Mental Evaluation Unit, is teaming up police officers with mental health clinicians to better approach and address individuals suffering from a mental health crisis. Rather than sending them t...

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