Brooke Newman
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Inasmuch Foundation Fellow

Brooke Newman is a first-year student at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University. She has worked in the Cronkite News D.C. bureau as a social justice and politics reporter and has written for The Arizona Republic, AZBigMedia and The State Press.

Policymakers, activists and nonprofits lead way to bring more transparency to police departments

ARLINGTON, Texas – The call to increase transparency has become a standard rallying cry in police reform, but efforts have met with resistance. Some states, cities and police departments have made progress to open records. And sometimes, outside forces have stepped in when they don’t.

States seek ways to provide police misconduct information

SALT LAKE CITY – About a dozen states provide what’s commonly known as “integrity bulletins,” which contain information about complaints against law enforcement and investigation outcomes, but typically don't include identifying information – such as the officer’s name.