Ferguson and Beyond

Documenting the need for police reform now

Voters Hold Bob McCulloch Accountable in St. Louis County

Momentum for a progressive prosecutorial revolution is building.

By Brian Tashman, Sara Baker
August 10, 2018

Stop-and-Frisk Settlement in Milwaukee Lawsuit Is a Wakeup Call for Police Nationwide

Police must institute reforms to end biased policing and unlawful stops and frisks.

By Nusrat Choudhury
July 13, 2018

Antwon Rose Jr. Is Another Unarmed Young Black Man Who Should Be Alive Today

The East Pittsburgh Police Department was negligent in hiring the officer who shot Rose in the back three times.

By Carl Takei
June 27, 2018

Not Charging the Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling Is a Travesty

Communities of color continue to be brutalized and killed by police without accountability or reform.

By Colleen Kane Gielskie
March 30, 2018

Former Officer's Guilty Verdict for Killing Walter Scott Is the Exception, Not the Rule

Michael Slager's conviction is a heartening example of accountability — and a sign of how far we have to go.

By Shaundra Young Scott
December 7, 2017

My Son Dontre's Killing by Police Was a Human Rights Violation

Police killings of Black people in the U.S. are human rights violations that we must combat with nationwide reform.

By Maria Hamilton
December 7, 2017

Diversion Programs Are Cheaper and More Effective Than Incarceration. Prosecutors Should Embrace Them.

A new report from the ACLU of Kansas shows how diversion programs can combat mass incarceration.

By Micah W. Kubic, Taylor Pendergrass
December 6, 2017

St. Louis Police Are Now Under Federal Investigation for Violating Protesters’ Civil Rights

The St. Louis police department’s record of police brutality has led to increasing scrutiny and widespread calls for reform.

By Jeffrey Mittman
November 22, 2017

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