Numbers alone don’t tell the full story. These reports, data stories, and data visualizations add important context to the use of force data we have gathered, analyzed, harmonized, and shared on Accountable Now.

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Tiny Wrists in Cuffs: How Police Use Force Against Children

AP reporters use Accountable Now to source data about police use of force against children and shed light on the need for transformative change in policing.

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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.

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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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The Science of Justice: Seattle Police Department

Center for Policing Equity's National Justice Data Base Report on the Seattle Police Department's stops and use of force.

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