#41: Better Data, Better Policing


President Donald Trump has called for a return to “law and order” policing and shown support for stop and frisk and heavy use of force. Many modern police leaders aren’t buying in.

One non-member, nonpartisan organization conducts field studies with real cops to find more nuanced, data-driven ways to reduce crime. Police Foundation President Jim Bueermann says scientific evidence should be the criminal justice system’s first and only guide.

Check out their 2017 report, Reducing Violent Crime in America’s Cities: An Opportunity to Lead -- co-authored with the Major Cities Chiefs Association -- here.