• Abolition or Bust: Liberal Police Reform as an Engine of Carceral Violence

    by Charlotte Rosen

    Recent work by scholars including Naomi Murakawa, Jodi Melamed, Elizabeth Hinton, Marisol LeBrón, Simon Balto, Max Felker-Kantor and Alex Vitale show that liberal reforms to policing fail to solve serious problems and reinforce the power and reach of police departments to the detriment of the disadvantaged.

  • What ‘Less Lethal’ Weapons Actually Do

    Policing historian Stuart Schrader explains the military roots of many less-lethal police crowd-control weapons and the connections between military occupation and contemporary policing.