Today’s Solutions: May 27, 2024

Illinois bill bans police from

Illinois bill bans police from lying to underage suspects

In an effort to improve the criminal justice system, Illinois became the first state this week to ban policy from giving youth false information during interrogations. This practice has been linked to higher rates of wrongful convictions and false confessions, especially among juvenile Read More...

Connecticut just passed a majo

Connecticut just passed a major bill to start holding police accountable

After months of protests against racism and police brutality, it would be a great waste if all that effort doesn’t translate into real change. Fortunately, in some states that change is already happening. This past week, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed sweeping police accountability Read More...

Four things we can change to r

Four things we can change to reduce police violence in America

Calls for police reform have never been louder, but in order for actual reform to take place, we need to make concrete changes that work to keep citizens safe while holding police accountable. The people over at Freethink have written four things we can do to end police violence in America. You can Read More...

When will police budgets be di

When will police budgets be discussed in your area? This site will tell you

Calls to defund the police need to be heard by the local politicians who make city budget decisions. But the meetings where those decisions are made can be difficult to find out about, or full of confusing bureaucratic language; those who have never attended a city council meeting before may not Read More...

Democrats introduce sweeping f

Democrats introduce sweeping federal police reform bill

After two weeks of protests for racial justice, the movement seems to be taking hold in governments of cities such as Minneapolis and Los Angeles where propositions for police defunding and stricter police regulation are gaining momentum. Earlier this week, Democrats in Congress took action and Read More...