Official Statements

Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) and the city of St. Louis announced the next step in their partnership to re-imagine public safety.  These efforts will include strategies to…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement regarding recent court cases that touch on the treatment of Black children in criminal legal systems:
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the shooting of three police officers and a suspect in Joplin, Missouri:
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the shooting of Thomas (T.J.) Siderio in Philadelphia:
The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) is proud to announce three significant new leadership positions, each of which will further enhance CPE’s work toward centering vulnerable communities.
Jorge David Alvarado, a Salinas police officer, was shot and killed Friday night while conducting a traffic stop. The suspect is currently in custody.
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the sentencing of Tou Thao, Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane in the murder of George Floyd:
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the sentencing of former Minnesota Police Officer Kim Potter for killing Daunte Wright:
Authorities in Minnesota may prosecute a SWAT officer in Wednesday’s tragic shooting death of 22-year old Amir Locke, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced. Freeman’s office will partner with Minnesota Attorney…
CPE condemns in the strongest terms the recent rash of bomb threats made against historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). On Monday, at least six HBCUs in five states and…
Yesterday a gunman opened fire and killed two campus officers, John Painter and J.J. Jefferson, at Bridgewater College in Virginia. A lockdown and search was instituted early afternoon before police…
On Thursday, three Houston Police Department (HPD) officers were shot near downtown Houston, Texas. Thankfully, the officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and are in stable condition.
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the shooting of two St. Louis Police Officers: On Wednesday, two St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) officers were…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the tragic shooting of two NYPD Officers: This weekend, two NYPD officers were shot when they responded to a…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the sentencing of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery: Today, Gregory…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the death of Civil Rights Champion and Harvard Law Professor, Lani Gunier: The Center for Policing Equity mourns the…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the conviction of Kim Potter in the killing of Daunte Wright:
Today, Dr. Tracie Keesee, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) Co-founder and Senior Vice President of Justice Initiatives, was appointed by the U.N. Human Rights Council President to serve as…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) and the Norman Police Department (NPD) released an assessment on the department’s use of force from 2016 through June 2020. The assessment identifies racial disparities…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the convictions of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery:
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse: Today’s acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse denies even the most basic level of accountability to…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the confirmation of Catherine Lhamon as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the tragic ambush of three deputies in Houston, Texas: This weekend, three Harris County Precinct 4 constable deputies were…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) released the following statement on the police reform bill that has stalled in the U.S. Senate: The collapse of the bill despite Sens.…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) announced the launch of the Justice Navigator, an interactive digital platform that provides communities and law enforcement agencies with streamlined access to public…
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