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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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Task Force Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Police Training, National Standards to Reduce Use of Force

March 25, 2021

The Task Force on Policing concludes police training must focus more on critical communication and de-escalation skills.

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