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Fundamental Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency

Campaign Zero works demands fairness, accountability, and transparency from all systems and structures that impact civic life, with a specific emphasis on those related to public safety.

Campaign Zero works demands fairness, accountability, and transparency from all systems and structures that impact civic life, with a specific emphasis on those related to public safety. In collecting, analyzing, and/or creating sets of data, we always aim to make them public with the understanding that we do our best work together.

End Qualified Immunity

Qualified immunity protects the police from civil liability when they violate an individual’s constitutional rights. 

RESEARCH: Police Data Transparency Index
RESEARCH: Digging Out From Under Section 50-a: The Initial Impact of Public Access to Police Misconduct Records
RESEARCH: Fed Gov't Data Undercounts Police Killings by 55%
RESEARCH: 2.45 NYC DOC staff per incarcerated person, despite historic drops in crime and jail population
RESEARCH: Does Protest Against Police Violence Matter?
RESEARCH: ShotSpotter creates thousands of dead-end police deployments that find no evidence of gunfire
RESEARCH: LA Times: ‘Police Scorecard’ raises questions
RESEARCH: What happens to body cam footage after fatal police shootings?
RESEARCH: Police Institutions and Police Abuse: Evidence from the US
RESEARCH: Fired/Rehired
RESEARCH: Police Union Contracts
RESEARCH: Across the U.S., police contracts shield officers from scrutiny and discipline
RESEARCH: How Police Union Contracts Shield Police Departments from DOJ Reforms
RESEARCH: nce again, body cameras are only as good as the policies that come with them
RESEARCH: Cops traded away pay for protection in police contracts
RESEARCH: Was the Shooting of Tamir Rice “Reasonable”?
RESEARCH: The Conservative Case for Civilian Review
RESEARCH: Citizen Complaints Against the Police: An Eight City Examination
RESEARCH: Newark’s Citizen Disciplinary Board Could Flex Rare Muscle Over Police
RESEARCH: Year of SDPD body cameras yields surprises
RESEARCH: The Strange Relationship Between Politics, Prosecutors, and Police Shootings
RESEARCH: Police cameras without transparency
RESEARCH: Should Everyone Get to See Body-Camera Video?
RESEARCH: Should Cops Get to Review the Video Before They Report?
RESEARCH: How more female police officers would help stop police brutality
RESEARCH: The Police Officers’ Bill of Rights Creates a Double Standard
RESEARCH: Police Unions Must Not Block Reform
RESEARCH: Police Killings Almost Never Lead To Murder Charges
RESEARCH: Body-Worn Cameras: An Empty Reform to Expand the Surveillance State
RESEARCH: Blue Shield
RESEARCH: The police officers’ bill of rights
RESEARCH: Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year
RESEARCH: Oversight of Law Enforcement is Beneficial and Needed—Both Inside and Out
RESEARCH: Arrested Oversight: A Comparative Analysis and Case Study of How Civilian Oversight of the Police Should Function and How it Fails
RESEARCH: Citizen Complaints about Police Use of Force
RESEARCH: An Impediment to Police Accountability? An Analysis of Statutory Law Enforcement Officers' Bills of Rights