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For a second year, most U.S. police departments decline to share information on their use of force

Check out this Washington Post article highlighting a key reasons why we need a different national approach to collecting and publicizing police use of force data.

Washington Post Article

Accountable Now Initial Launch

Times Magazine coverage of the Accountable Now launch in February of 2021.

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Maryland enacts landmark police overhaul, first state to repeal police bill of rights

Learn about the Police Bill of Rights and why Maryland is the first state to repeal this legislation.

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Police Undercount Use of Force

Read NORC's overview of what is missing from police use of force data.

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