Thank you for publishing my photo, in How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | LSE: Impact of Social Sciences

Thank you for publishing my photo, in How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | LSE: Impact of Social Sciences

Thank you for publishing my photo, in How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | LSE: Impact of Social Sciences
2020.05.31 Protesting the Murder of George Floyd, Washington, DC USA 152 35031 (View on Flickr.com)

Thank you for publishing my photograph in this insightful piece, @LSEImpactBlog

I was struck by many of the quotes, which show that most people want better policing rather than no policing:

The specific language of defunding the police and re-allocating resources to community well-being was not widespread when we conducted these interviews. But interviewees referred directly to investing in neighbourhoods and identified the community as a reservoir of potential for the future. They spoke about schools, young people, and relationship-building. As one individual encapsulated it, “if you uplift the community, you might get uplifting results.”

The photograph was taken in Washington, DC USA (of course) at the start of a very impactful summer in our nation’s capital. Enjoy the photo.

Over past months, the Black Lives Matter movement’s denunciation of police violence has been spotlighted in the wake of high-profile police killings of Black men in the United States. Over the past…

Source: How to research policing? Talk to people who have been arrested. 4 insights from 150 arrested individuals on the role and reform of the police. | Impact of Social Sciences

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