Criminal Justice

Can Truth and Reconciliation Work in Minneapolis?

Joy Marsh Stephens, Director, Division of Race and Equity in the City of Minneapolis Joy Marsh Stephens talks about the Minneapolis Truth and Reconciliation process. We know the statistics. There are opportunity gaps in education. By the fourth grade, 50% of all Minnesota children reach reading proficiency, only 31% of Black children are reading proficiently….

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In Minneapolis, Police Training Wasn’t Enough, with Jesse Jannetta, Urban Institute

Jesse Jannetta, Urban Institute Without accountability, trust is impossible. Picture it: A police department that dedicates itself to trust-building reforms. They partner with the best thought leaders in the country. They train all sworn officers in procedural justice. Procedural justice is the way police interact with the public, and how those interactions shape the public’s…

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How to Reform the Police, with Seth W. Stoughton

Seth W. Stoughton, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law We have an opportunity to make policing better. But the window is closing fast. After every tragic death at the hands of the police, America rings her collective hands. Speeches are made. Policies are proposed, debated, and defeated. New leadership is appointed. Wash….

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