defund the police

Why Reform Falls Short in Stopping Police Violence
A cop arrests a person on the street.

Why Reform Falls Short in Stopping Police Violence

Last year became the deadliest year for fatal police encounters, despite calls for reform and racial justice after the 2020 protests.

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1920 1280 Dominique Stewart
Overworked Police? Try Funding Any Other Public Service
A group of police standing in front of a building with window panels.

Overworked Police? Try Funding Any Other Public Service

Prioritizing equitable education, housing, public health services, and more can help reduce crime and police dependency. 

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2400 1600 Dominique Stewart
The Cycle of Harm in Over-Policing Black and Brown Communities
The blue light of a police car.

The Cycle of Harm in Over-Policing Black and Brown Communities

The story of Jayland Walker, who was shot over 60 times after a routine traffic stop, underscores how inequitable policing is and how over-policing harms marginalized communities.

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2400 1600 Nicole Cardoza
Policing is Risky. Being a Crossing Guard is Worse.
People walking on a crosswalk during the day.

Policing is Risky. Being a Crossing Guard is Worse.

Discussions on the hazards of policing misrepresent reality yet are used to protect the police. A closer look into policing and the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. challenges the claim that police are “under attack.”

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What “Defunding the Police” Actually Means
A police officer with their back turned.

What “Defunding the Police” Actually Means

Defunding the police allows communities to reinvest in other forms of community support while dismantling a system rooted in racism and white supremacy.

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2400 1600 Nicole Cardoza