How a new database could shed light on police racism


In the aftermath of Ferguson, it has become clear that a lack of data on police activity is one element of preventing progress on ending racism in America.

But the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) of University of California Los Angeles, a research consortium that promotes police transparency and accountability, is addressing this problem with a research-based approach.

“We think of this as a movement toward evidence-based social justice,” Phillip Goff, president of CPE, told WIRED. READ MORE.