La reforma policial en EE. UU., es fragmentaria, no integral
ALBUQUERQUE – Reformar un sistema vasto y complejo de aplicación de la ley requerirá soluciones innovadoras y probadas, un enfoque holístico y la voluntad de cambiar. Hasta ahora, hemos visto "reformas en los bordes", con departamentos, ciudades y estados particulares que abordan elementos de la reforma policial.
Exodus from police departments could be an opportunity for change
PHOENIX – Police departments across the country are in a workforce crisis. Some leaders see this as an opportunity, and they’re trying harder to attract candidates who reflect the communities they serve, with a focus on women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
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.
Police reform in U.S. is piecemeal, not comprehensive
ALBUQUERQUE – Reforming a vast, complex system of law enforcement will require innovative and proven solutions, a holistic approach and the willingness to change. So far, we’ve seen “reform around the edges” – with individual departments, cities and states tackling elements of police reform.
Civilian agency in Albuquerque responds to nonviolent police calls
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque Community Safety, launched in 2021, responds to the city’s non-violent calls – from welfare checks and mental health crises to shelter space requests. City officials say they have diverted thousands of calls from police.
New Orleans police monitor has hope for meaningful reform
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department has been under a federal consent decree for a decade. National experts have highlighted it as a model of reform, but the independent police monitor who holds the department accountable has a more measured response.
Why police unions keep negotiations secret
PHOENIX – Activists demand more transparency during contract negotiations between police unions and cities. News21 speaks to Kevin Robinson, a former Phoenix assistant police chief, to explain the process and why it’s kept secret.