Updates

Updates

Implicit Bias Training

Implicit Bias Training

Research indicates that all humans make automatic, unconscious associations about groups of people based on their culture, identity, upbringing, and ...
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Procedural Justice Training

Procedural Justice Training

In the context of policing, procedural justice is a term used to describe officers’ respectful, transparent, and equitable conduct with ...
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De-escalation Policies and Training

De-escalation Policies and Training

Traditional police training teaches officers to use various forms of force commensurate with the degree of threat and nature of ...
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Effectiveness of Police Training

Effectiveness of Police Training

Police training, particularly that which is delivered to recruits, is designed to impart the knowledge and skills officers require to ...
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No-Knock Warrants and Police Raids

No-Knock Warrants and Police Raids

In most cases, police seeking to apprehend suspects and recover evidence inside a private home or business are legally required ...
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Duty to Intervene

Duty to Intervene

The culture in many police departments discourages some officers from speaking up when they see colleagues engaged in inappropriate or ...
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Chokeholds and Other Neck Restraints

Chokeholds and Other Neck Restraints

Police officers employ a variety of physical restraint methods to control people, including various measures to restrict air passageways, with ...
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Assessing the Evidence

Assessing the Evidence

Evaluations of Proposed Policing Reforms In November 2020, the Council on Criminal Justice established the Task Force on Policing to ...
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Task Force Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial

Task Force Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial

For Immediate Release March 29, 2021 Contact: Caitlin Kizielewicz | caitlin@counciloncj.org | 412-554-0074 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The death of George ...
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Task Force Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Police Training, National Standards to Reduce Use of Force

Task Force Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Police Training, National Standards to Reduce Use of Force

Expert panel says current emphasis on physical tactics, firearms instruction neglects critical communication, de-escalation skills For Immediate Release March 25, ...
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Watch: Task Force Members Discuss First Briefs on Duty to Intervene, No-Knock Warrants, Chokeholds

Watch: Task Force Members Discuss First Briefs on Duty to Intervene, No-Knock Warrants, Chokeholds

On Jan. 27, Task Force members DeRay Mckesson, Sheriff Rosie Rivera, and Tashante McCoy joined director Nancy La Vigne for ...
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Task Force on Policing Backs Three Key Reforms to Reduce Police Use of Force, Increase Accountability 

Task Force on Policing Backs Three Key Reforms to Reduce Police Use of Force, Increase Accountability 

Expert panel identifies critical policy elements, caveats to inform debates on banning chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requiring officers to intervene ...
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