Understanding the Policing of Black, Disabled Bodies

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Center for American Progress

This article discusses opportunities for increased data collection on police encounters to provide an accurate, complete picture of long-standing dynamics and misuse of force. They argue that, in the ongoing efforts and discussion surrounding police reform and the need for shifting investments into different types of interventions, policymakers need to have solid data in order to refute messaging that minimizes the magnitude of the problem.

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People with Disabilities

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Black and African Americans

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