Police Misconduct and Accountability

Resources and Links

  • » ACLU Police Practices Site
    ACLU Press releases and legal documents related to police practices
  • » Citizens Alert: Working for Humane Law Enforcement Chicago, IL
    Experienced police accountability organization working for systemic change in law enforcement agencies and advocating for victims of excessive force or police misconduct.
  • » Coalicion de Derechos Humanos Tucson, AZ
    Promotes respect for human/civil rights and fights the militarization of the Southern Border region.
  • » Communities United Against Police Brutality
    Create a climate of resistance to abuse of authority by police organizations and to empower local people with a structure that can take on police brutality.
  • » Ella Baker Center
    Engage those directly wounded by social and economic injustice. Youth who heal the streets.
  • » First Defense Legal Aid
    No cost 24-hour legal help for people who are arrested or detained at Chicago police stations.
  • » Human Rights Watch Statements on Police Brutality
    Collection of statements on police brutality incidents from Human Rights Watch
  • » Photography Is Not A Crime blog
    Carlos Miller is a Miami multimedia journalist who has been arrested twice for taking pictures of cops.
  • » National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement
    Working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States
  • » Injustice Everywhere
    The National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project
  • » The Innocence Project
    Exonerates wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and works to reform the criminal justice system.
  • » National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement
    Coalition of police oversight bodies; provides lots of information about different models of community oversight of police
  • » Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America
    Book tracing the history of police and their role as armed protectors of the powerful, by Kristain Williams
  • » People United for a better life in Oakland
    Advocating for more responsive and accountable police practices
  • » Police Assessment Resource Center
    Aims to strengthen police oversight so as to advance effective, respectful, and publicly accountable policing
  • » Addressing Police Misconduct
    From the US Dept. of Justice
  • » Prison Legal News
    Dedicated to protecting human rights.
  • » Strategies for Youth
    Connecting cops and kids
  • » Toronto Police Accountability Coalition
    Encourages debate about police policy issues, and is devoted to making the police more accountable to the public.
  • » Truth in Justice
    Educate the public regarding the vulnerabilities in the U. S. criminal justice system that make the criminal conviction of wholly innocent persons possible.
  • » Twisted Badge blog
    The shocking truth about corruption in law enforcement
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