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Letter to Facebook on Korryn Gaines

During a police-involved standoff, Korryn Gaines was shot to death and her five-year old son was injured. Facebook employees agreed to deactivate Korryn’s account and remove videos she was broadcasting of the encounter on request from the Baltimore County police. This letter calls on Facebook to stop censoring users at the request of the police and clarify Read more

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Police Body Worn Cameras: A Policy Scorecard

The Center for Media Justice and others worked with the Leadership Conference and Upturn to produce this great report on Police Body Worn Cameras.  This scorecard evaluates the body-worn camera policies currently in place at more than two dozen police departments across the country. The goal is to highlight promising approaches that some departments are taking, Read more

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Electronic Monitoring Report

This report offers a critical assessment of electronic monitoring (EM) in the criminal justice system. The author,  James Kilgore, spent a year on an ankle bracelet as a condition of his own parole, draws on his in-depth study of legislation, policies, contracts, and academic literature related to electronic monitoring.