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To support and help strengthen the work of advocates and organizers, the Hub is committed to providing and uplifting up-to-date research, reports, data, model policies, toolkits and other resources. We do this by searching for, categorizing, and making available existing resources from partner organizations and others working on issues related to policing. When needed, the Hub also produces its own research in collaboration with partners. This resource database is categorized, easy to search, and regularly updated by our research team.

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This is Our Home: Scars of Stop-and-Frisk

The Public Science Project

This video short shows the process of “critical mapping” used to represent the cumulative and uneven impact of hot spot policing across New York City – every NYPD police stop, every hour, for the entire year of 2011. The process is called “critical mapping” because researchers use maps to interrogate and speak back to the “official” maps that label neighborhoods a “hot spot” of crime.

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Campaign Zero – San Diego Police Scorecard

Campaign Zero

Campaign Zero evaluated the policing practices of San Diego Police Department (SDPD) and San Diego Sheriff’s Department (SDSD). Results show both departments to be engaged in a pattern of discriminatory policing.

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Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People

Center for American Progress

This report examines how racism and anti-LGBT discrimination combine to make LGBT people of color uniquely vulnerable to entering the criminal justice system and also facing unfair and abusive treatment once they are in it.

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Human Rights Framework Regarding Austin Police Department Mental Health-Related Shootings

University of Texas at Austin School of Law – Human Rights Clinic

In September 2018, the City of Austin’s Auditor released a report titled “APD’s Response to Mental Health-Related Incidents,” which found that of the 15 largest U.S. cities, Austin had the highest per capita rate of people killed by police responding to mental health calls. This human rights report was written in response to the Auditor’s report.

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Summary of Discipline Data for Girls in US Public Schools: An Analysis From the 2013-14 US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Data Collection

National Black Women’s Justice Institute

This report sought to examine the extent of disparate school disciplinary practices for female students nationwide, with a focus on Black and Latina girls in comparison to their white female counterparts. Data presented in this report is focused explicitly on girls without disabilities and with disabilities served under the Individuals with Educational Disabilities Act (IDEA) in K-12 public schools.

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Invisible No More Database of Police Violence Against Women of Color

In Our Names Network

This is a searchable database gathering past and current incidents of police violence against women of color, including both trans and non-trans women of color.

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Study Guide for Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

Andrea J. Ritchie

Intended for use by individuals, classrooms, book clubs, and organizations, the Invisible No More Study and Discussion Guide breaks down key concepts and offers reflection questions, exercises, and self-care tips designed to make Invisible No More more accessible to students, activists, and readers of all kinds!

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The Ruderman White Paper on Media Coverage of Law Enforcement Use of Force and Disability

Ruderman Family Foundation

This white paper focuses on the three years of media coverage of police violence and disability since the death of a young man with Down syndrome, named Ethan Saylor, in January 2013. It highlights the ways in which disability is mentioned or use when talking about police violence, and puts forth best practices for reporting on disability and police violence.

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New Era of Public Safety: An Advocacy Toolkit for Fair, Safe, and Effective Community Policing

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

This toolkit is intended to help activists, organizations, and communities identify and act on solutions to change policing for the better in their own communities.

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