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Police academies dedicate 3.21% of training hours to ethics and other...

Galia Cohen, Tarleton State University Police academies provide little training in the kinds of skills necessary to meet officers’...

Northern Ireland’s police transformation may hold lessons for the US

Laura A. Weinstein, City University of New York and Donald Beaudette, Emory University As citizens and officials across the U.S. consider whether and how to...

Teach police nonviolence, scholars say, and how to work with local...

Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona; James J. Nolan, West Virginia University; Jessica Maves Braithwaite, University of Arizona, and Kirssa Cline Ryckman, University of Arizona Editor’s...

Police unions are one of the biggest obstacles to transforming policing

Jill McCorkel, Villanova University Protesters and community organizers are increasingly calling for defunding and disbanding the police as a way to end police violence. Advocates argue...

High-tech surveillance amplifies police bias and overreach

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, American University Video of police in riot gear clashing with unarmed protesters in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by...

Militarization has fostered a policing culture that sets up protesters as...

Tom Nolan, Emmanuel College The unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd after being pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis...

Want to reform America’s police? Look to firefighters

Roscoe Scarborough, College of Coastal Georgia Freddie Gray. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. The deaths of black youth and men at the hands of police have sparked...

Why police reforms rarely succeed: Lessons from Latin America

Yanilda González, University of Chicago President Donald Trump’s appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led people to speculate about the fate of recent police...

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Project affecting all of Victoria has to be part of election...

By Peter van Duyn, Victoria University and Hermione Parsons, Victoria University Victoria’s election debate about infrastructure is shaping up around large projects such as the...