(Photo by Flickr user Simon, used under a Creative Commons license)
This past spring, the Philadelphia Police Department released stop-and-frisk data. But it wasn’t just a bunch of raw numbers. It was contextual. It was a narrative.
But it was only law enforcement’s side of the narrative.
Now, Technical.ly has taken another look at the stories that police data dump didn’t tell.
“The police’s marriage of narrative and data will hopefully encourage more honest public dialogue,” writes contributor Max Marin, “so long as people keep asking questions.”-30-
From our Partners
Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism
Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety
Candace McKinley: Yes, #DefundthePolice. But also #FreeThemAll and #AbolishPrisons
Inscripción Doble en Congreso: Lo que trae el futuro
Dr. Yusef Salaam: ‘If I can tell my narrative, I can get my narrative back’
Kneel, donate, or burn it all down? Decarceration and 5 types of justice work
Nan Feyler is the new executive director of the PA Innocence Project
Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here?
Mental Health Partnerships
Manager – Marketing Business DevelopmentApply Now
The Workshop School & Building 21
School Technology CoordinatorApply Now
Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity