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10 Points About Race and Policing in the U.S.

Protests across the United States in the wake of George Floyd’s death in the custody of Minneapolis police brought new attention to questions about police officers’ attitudes toward Black Americans, protesters, and others. The public’s views of the police are also in the spotlight. The Pew Research Center developed 10 points that illuminate the intersection of race and law enforcement based on its survey findings from recent years.

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Agenda for America

A collection of resources to help federal, state, and local decision-makers set an achievable agenda for all Americans

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest. In the coming months, President Joe Biden and the 117th Congress will tackle a number of environmental, health, public safety, and fiscal and economic issues—nearly all of them complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help solve specific, systemic problems in a nonpartisan fashion, Pew has compiled a series of briefings and recommendations based on our research, technical assistance, and advocacy work across America.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

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Prison, Probation, and Parole Reforms: the Texas Model

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Over the years, states have used evidence-based reforms to improve public safety, control taxpayer costs, and safely reduce prison populations. These efforts exploded on the national scene when we began our Texas justice reform effort in 2005.

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Police 'Peer Intervention'

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"Active bystanders have great power."

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