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Excerpt from the Executive Summary "In light of recent events that have exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect and serve, on December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order establishing the Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The President charged the task force with identifying best practices and offering recommendations on how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust."
This is a project of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. The site’s North Carolina platform was launched in December 2015. The North Carolina development team consisted of attorney Ian Mance of the Southern Coalition and volunteer developers Colin Copeland, Andy Shapiro, and Dylan Young, all of Durham, NC. The Maryland and Illinois platforms were launched in October 2016 and were developed by Southern Coalition and Caktus Group, with generous support from the Open Society Foundations’ Democracy Fund.
The IIP’s Working Group and Toolkit on the Prosecutor’s Role in Addressing Officer-Involved Fatalities. John Jay College had a diverse amount of experts at the table, including law enforcement, community organizations, NAACP, etc. The mothers of Eric Garner (2014), Philando Castile (2016), Amadou Diallo (1999) and others were at the table helping develop this tool for change.
This is the 21st Century Policing Blueprint, an interactive online portal to explore strategies and connect with resources to help with implementation. The IACP defines 21st Century Policing strategies as best practices designed to help agencies promote effective crime reduction while building public trust and safeguarding officer well-being.
The first impact report submitted to the Commission examines the consequences of recent stay-at-home orders and mass protests for crime rates in major U.S. cities.