Are civilian oversight agencies actually holding police accountable?

In the wake of controversial police shootings, civilian oversight agencies help hold police accountable.

Years of tightening immigration enforcement paved the way to “zero tolerance”

Immigrant families who cross the border are now targeted by federal criminal law, rather than the civil immigration system.

The prevalence of police officers in US schools

More than two-thirds of high school students already attend a school with a police officer present.

How communities are reimagining abandoned youth detention centers

Due to steep declines in youth incarceration, hundreds of youth facilities have closed since 2000.

Calling the police for #LivingWhileBlack is a consequence of segregation

Underlying the issue of racial profiling is the impact of segregation on the American economy and society.

What we know about intimate partner violence in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

Silence and uncertainty surrounds the issue of intimate partner violence among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Three ways police can use body cameras to build community trust

By following these recommendations, police departments are primed to enhance the transparency and accountability of their body camera programs.

Changing immigration policies may prevent human trafficking survivors from seeking help and justice

Interviews with 80 survivors of human trafficking reveal their steps to accessing justice and the barriers standing in the way.

Four ways private university police forces jeopardize public safety

After the shooting of Charles Thomas, universities should question whether private police forces make campuses and communities safer.

A wrongfully convicted man is very familiar with the flaws in our criminal justice system

Anthony Graves served 18 years—16 in solitary confinement and 12 on death row—for a crime he didn’t commit.