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New Analysis Shows 8% Increase in U.S. Domestic Violence Incidents Following Pandemic Stay-At-Home Orders

February 24, 2021

A report released today by the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice shows that domestic violence incidents in the U.S. increased by 8.1% following the imposition of lockdown orders during the 2020 pandemic.

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Task Force on Policing Releases Comprehensive Collection of Data on U.S. Law Enforcement

February 11, 2021

In addition to banning chokeholds and restricting use of no-knock warrants, the Task Force on Policing surmised that requiring officer intervention key increase accountability amongst law enforcement.

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New Data Shows Sharp Rise in Homicide in U.S. Cities in 2020

February 1, 2021

Despite increase, homicide rates remain well below historical highs.

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