Updates

Policy Assessment: Chokeholds and Other Neck Restraints

Policy Assessment: 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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Task Force Announcement

Task Force Announcement

Council on Criminal Justice Launches Task Force to Advance Fair, Effective PolicingDiverse panel of civil rights and law enforcement leaders ...
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Meet the Members

Meet the Members

The Task Force brings together activists, law enforcement leaders, civil rights advocates, researchers and community leaders ...
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Member Statements

Member Statements

Members share their views on the launch of the Task Force on Policing and what it means for the future ...
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About the Council

About the Council

Advancing understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and building consensus for solutions that enhance safety and ...
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CCJ Launches Task Force on Policing

CCJ Launches Task Force on Policing

Diverse panel of civil rights and law enforcement leaders will identify evidence-based strategies to reduce police use of force, improve ...
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