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Using Data to Identify and Address Systemic Barriers to the Advancement of Women in Policing 

If it matters, measure it.   It’s an old adage that rings true today, but police departments often lack the capacity to collect – or more often – analyze data necessary to diagnose problems and evaluate the effectiveness of solutions. We’ve seen first-hand the impact of this limitation in our work to advance women in policing…

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Looking over the Horizon: A Discussion of U.S. Public Safety Trends for 2022

white line drawings on a blue background. Each of the line drawings represent a public safety trend discussed in the blog post. There is a hand holding a mobile phone, the top of a cloud, two hands shaking, smart watch, two conversation bubbles overlapping, a drone, a finger print, and a government building.

The last few years have been some of the most challenging for public safety in recent memory. Public safety agencies in the U.S. have had to contend with the arrival of COVID-19, nationwide protests and public unrest that followed the murder of George Floyd, a historic rise in violent crime, and a general decline in…

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