This Predictive Policing Company Compares Its Software to ‘Broken Windows’ Policing
Crime-predicting software PredPol perpetuates discrimination, just like the discredited “broken windows” policing strategy, say digital rights advocates.
A Tale of Two Cities: How Baltimore Reached Its Boiling Point
As one protester put it when describing the long-simmering tensions that led to violence in Baltimore, the city is divided between “haves” and “have-nots.”
The NYPD Makes 20,000 Misdemeanor Arrests Monthly — And It's Costing the City $400 Million a Year
Advocates and criminal justice experts describe the enormous number of misdemeanor arrests as part of the “broken windows” theory of policing, championed by NYPD Commissioner William Bratton.
Detroit's New Policing Strategy Is Stop-And-Frisk on a Massive Scale
Since 2003, Detroit's police department had been under the federal oversight of the US Department of Justice, and shaking its bad rap had been difficult.