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Press Releases and Statements

Task Force Backs Series of Reforms to Boost Policy Accountability for Excessive Force, Other Misconduct

April 15, 2021

The Task Force on Policing found that increased government oversight, body-worn cameras, and a national database of decertified officers could enhance accountability and transparency in law enforcement.

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States that Conducted Mass Coronavirus Testing in Prisons Reported Fewer COVID-19 Deaths Among Incarcerated Adults

April 1, 2021

States that conducted extensive COVID-19 testing in their prisons experienced significantly lower COVID-19 death rates behind bars than states that did not use a mass testing approach.

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Task Force Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial

March 29, 2021

CCJ’s Task Force on Policing shares perspective on the crucial need for officers to intervene following the Derek Chauvin trial.

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