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The Philadelphia Citizen

Larry Platt

4 June 2020

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Eight years after the New Orleans Police Department served as a model of how not to police, its Ethical Policing Is Courageous (EPIC) program has done more to dismantle the “blue wall of silence” than any other reform...

ProPublica

Andrew Ford

4 June 2020

New Jersey, United States

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Citizen watchdogs can hold local police accountable by using the tactics of investigative reporters that have successfully exposed systemic problems and sparked reforms. One reporter shares five approaches he’s used t...

KSHB-TV

Andres Gutierrez

30 April 2020

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Kansas City Police Department used a crime-prevention strategy called the risk-terrain model to target and neutralize crime magnets, a low-cost approach associated with a 24% decrease in violence in areas where it was...

WOSU

Adora Namigadde

23 December 2019

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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In Columbus, Ohio, a team of police officers and mental health professionals responds together to police calls in an effort to promote community-oriented policing. The approach has reduced arrests and helped to connec...

Associated Press

Martha Irvine

25 November 2019

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Community members and local organizations on the South side of Chicago collaborate to reclaim their neighborhoods from crime, violence, and poverty by engaging in community conflict resolution, policing and networks o...

WBEZ

Kari Lydersen

17 November 2019

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago police have rebuilt some of the trust they lost in one part of the city, where the police department has used private funding to launch a community-policing program. In the department's 25th district, resident...

WHYY

Liz Tung

15 November 2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Radio

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Of the three most notable experiments testing the effectiveness of police foot patrols at reducing crime, only one – the Philadelphia Foot Patrol Experiment – showed a significant reduction in violence, thanks to a th...

WXIA-TV

Rebecca Lindstrom

Lindsey Basye

12 November 2019

Pennsylvania, United States

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5-15 Minutes

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To address animal cruelty in Pennsylvania, a team of law enforcement officers are receiving special training to better identify and prosecute the guilty. This effort gives limited enforcement powers to those trained a...

CalMatters

Laurel Rosenhall

Brian Howey

7 November 2019

Seattle, Washington, United States

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In the past decade, Seattle has reduced their use of force by 60 percent. Spurred by a court order, the reduction comes from greater de-escalation training, stricter, more nuanced policies, and more collaboration betw...

CalMatters

Laurel Rosenhall

26 October 2019

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Seattle has taken a comprehensive approach to police reform, including forming a community police commission, the development of policies on appropriate weapon use, more oversight on police force, and the creation of ...

The Real News Network

Jaisal Noor

17 October 2019

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The Baltimore Ceasefire movement -- which asks community members to put away their guns for specific weekends -- began in 2017 when its organizers had enough of the gun violence in their city. Now, the ceasefire weeke...

Zora

Jennifer Chowdhury

17 September 2019

Ukhia, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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In the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, Rohingya women are overcoming the societal restraints that bound them at home in Myanmar and becoming leaders and change-makers in their community. Despite resistance from...

CommonWealth

Michael Jonas

11 August 2019

United States

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"Broken windows policing" evolved into destructive, heavy-handed tactics because its original notions of solving minor problems before they contribute to an atmosphere conducive to serious crimes became misused and di...

CNN

Andrea Diaz

29 July 2019

Muncie, Indiana, United States

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In Muncie, Indiana, parking violators can bring cat food to the local shelter in exchange for a parking ticket violation. Though the offer only ran for four days, the local shelter was overwhelmed with donations from ...

Bitterroot

Daliah Singer

26 July 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Embedded in Denver’s police department is the Homeless Outreach Unit, dedicated to building relationships with and providing access to services for the city’s population experiencing housing insecurity. They work clos...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Melanie Vujkovic

16 July 2019

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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In Brisbane, the Queensland police officers have been adopting practices to strengthen community engagement with the goal of making the city’s residents feel safer. Some initiatives include learning Mandarin to better...

KSHB-TV

Kevin Holmes

28 June 2019

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Collaborative efforts targeting adult-peer mentoring in Kansas City, Missouri have resulted in less crime and increased trust among participants. Focusing on high-risk teens and young adults, the program known as Teen...

The Globe and Mail

Genesee Keevil

23 June 2019

Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

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The people of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, in Canada’s Yukon, have improved safety and defused some of the tensions with Royal Canadian Mounted Police by forming their own unarmed community safety officer corps focus...

Philadelphia Gay News

Laura Smythe

12 June 2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Philadelphia’s LGBT Police Liaison Committee serves as an intermediary between the city’s LGBTQ community and police force, creating a safe place for LGBTQ people, many of whom are fearful of police, to report crimes....

The Guardian

Lois Beckett

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Peter Andringa

Abene Clayton

4 June 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

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California’s Bay Area has seen a 30% decrease in gun homicides, despite increasing economic inequality. The region has had many interventions to reach this decline, but the key to all of them is their community-driven...

Yes! Magazine

Janice Cantieri

18 April 2019

British Columbia, Canada

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The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Drone Search Team is a group of volunteers in British Columbia, Canada that use a combination of indigenous knowledge and drones to search for missing women. Indigenous women ...

Next City

Emily Nonko

8 April 2019

California, United States

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Sheriffs' offices can provide resources and encourage underserved communities and communities struck hard by disinvestment to grow their civic capacity. In Alameda County, California, the county sheriff’s office opera...

NationSwell

Joshua O'Connor

2 April 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Police departments across the country are seeing decreased funding – but an increase in public participation. Volunteers in Public Service, or VIPs, have stepped in to help fill the gaps in staffing left by budget cut...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

2 April 2019

Findlay, Ohio, United States

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Truckers Against Trafficking are making an impact in reducing sex trafficking in the US by educating truckers, their companies, and the law enforcement that intersect with commercial drivers on how to spot sex traffic...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Courtney Tanner

26 March 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Specialized training for school resource officers improves the relationships between law enforcement agents and students. Following a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union, Salt Lake City, its police departmen...

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