New hands-off policing measures will lead to negative ramifications in Philadelphia and beyond.
By Jeff Hurvitz
While there is a true need for smart criminal justice reform in America, such legislation needs to be drafted with careful consideration to the safety of the community at large.
By Ben Mannes
George Hofmann: Walter Wallace Jr.’s death exposes the forgotten conversation on policing and mental health, not race
A writer living with bipolar disorder argues that the tragic news of Mr. Wallace’s death should spur the government to reform the ways in which we deal with mental health crises.
By George Hofmann
Kyle Sammin: As Breonna Taylor’s death reminds us, the government’s police powers cannot usurp basic civil liberties
Legislators in the Commonwealth are considering reforming how police serve warrants in order to prevent more out-of-control police encounters.
By Kyle Sammin
Reforms that expose the current system will usher in the transparency and accountability needed to reestablish the trust upon which public safety depends.
By Jessica Barnett
Instead of letting the unrest we are witnessing linger and metastasize, it is time for action to change how policing works in America.
By Dan Pearson