June 24, 2020

How Militarized Police Can Attract the Wrong Officers

De‐​militarizing our police should not only be about taking away gear that is too often used to conduct violent raids on nonviolent suspects; it should also be about reforming the mindset, held by too many officers, that they are soldiers going to war against their fellow citizens.

Daily Caller
June 12, 2020

Taming the Police Unions

Entering a cross‐​partisan moment in which police unionism is broadly recognized as a significant hurdle to police reform.

Arc Digital
June 10, 2020

Race, Violence, and Political Illegitimacy

America’s white‐​dominated political institutions are facing their greatest crisis of legitimacy in decades, and systemic racism — particularly in domestic police surveillance and violence targeting communities of color — is the reason why.

Defending Rights & Dissent
June 2, 2020

A More Militarized Police

When things settle down, we’ll want to study which style of policing worked better in calming unrest: the kind where warrior cops in sci‐​fi garb occupy terrain, or the kind where recognizable humans, the sort who can read each others’ expressions, face off in the public square.