This brief provides a macro level analysis of the data collected using Kira Machine Learning Contract Data Extraction and manual reviews of contracts of 3,502 CBAs analyzed by staff and volunteers of Campaign Zero. The report ends with a case study of how the Austin Justice Coalition (AJC), with support from CZ staff and resources,…
The mismanagement of Rikers Island jail is a human rights crisis. Decades of corruption & mismanagement have proven that New York City is unable to improve the deadly scenario manufactured by the Department of Correction.
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Qualified immunity protects the police from civil liability when they violate an individual’s constitutional rights.
Study: Two years ago, we launched a police body-worn camera (BWC) program here in Washington, DC. Like many cities across the United States, we adopted this technology with the hope that, alongside other Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) initiatives, it would benefit the District by improving police services, increasing accountability for individual interactions, and strengthening police-community relations. The cameras might encourage positive behavioral change and the video footage might be useful as evidence.