COVID-19 and Policing Webinar Reducing Arrests and Supporting the Health of Communities and Officers

This webinar is designed to support police professionals in their work to protect the health of communities and officers during the coronavirus pandemic. Former and current leaders in policing discuss strategies for reducing the number of people who come in contact with law enforcement and opportunities for further reducing the number of people going to jail, including strategies for limiting enforcement and those that can take place at 911/dispatch. Panelists also discuss how police leaders can support the health and wellness of officers during this unprecedented time.

Dr. Leah G. Pope, Senior Research Fellow, Vera Institute of Justice

Dr. RaShall Brackney, Chief of Police, Charlottesville, Virginia

Brandon del Pozo, former Chief of Police, Burlington, Vermont

Major Darren Ivey, Kansas City, Missouri Police Department

Ron Bruno, Executive Director, CIT International


Women's Pathways Into and Out of Jail in Buncombe County

Findings from Research with Women Detained in Buncombe County and Recommendations for Reducing the Use of Jail

This report presents an analysis of women’s experiences with the local criminal legal system in Buncombe County, North Carolina: their pathways into and out of the jail, their living conditions and concerns during detention, and their perspectives on how services and systems in the county can improve. This study occurred in September 2021 at a time ...

  • Jennifer Peirce , Tara Dhanraj Roden , Sandhya Kajeepeta , Elizabeth Swavola , Jesmeen Grewal
November 16, 2022