Official Statements

Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the charges in the killing of Elijah McClain: The decision by a Colorado grand jury to file indictments against…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) and Norfolk Police Department (NPD) announced a partnership to reduce, with the goal to eliminate, racially disparate policing and produce public safety worthy of…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the passing of Dr. James (Jim) H. Sidanius, the John Lindsley Professor of…
The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) has withdrawn from its work with the Seattle Police Department, including the department’s participation in CPE’s COMPSTAT for Justice program. CPE hopes to resume…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, convicted for the murder of George Floyd: Today, Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22…
Continuing to promote transparency and accountability in police data, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, Police Chief David Nisleit and the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) today released findings from an…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-Founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the confirmation of Kristen Clarke to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division:…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s lynching in Minneapolis, MN: George Floyd was lynched one year ago today. Although…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-Founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr.: An interaction involving Pasquotank County, North…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the confirmation of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General of the United States: We want to send a heartfelt…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the shooting death of Ma’Khia Bryant: In the same hour that Derek Chauvin…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin: Today’s verdict may be just, but it is…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the deadly shooting of Adam Toledo: There is no acceptable reality in which…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the Charges Against Officer Kimberly Potter: Equitable systems of policing and public safety…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the deadly shooting of Daunte Wright: In no U.S. jurisdiction is a traffic…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the deadly attack on U.S. Capitol Police: Less than three months after the…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) released a set of guidelines to assist law enforcement agencies in responding to the entanglement of White supremacist and paramilitary gangs with law…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan, which includes $5 billion over eight years in support of evidence-based community violence…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-Founders Drs. Phillip Atiba Goff and Tracie Keesee released the following statement on the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado: Our thoughts are with the loved…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the start of the trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin: The Minneapolis community,…
The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) today announced Dirk A. Butler has joined the research and action organization as its President and Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created role,…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released  the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Vanita Gupta as Associate  Attorney General and Kristen…
Today, Center for Policing Equity CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: The storming of the U.S. Capitol by…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the Kenosha District Attorney’s Decision Not To Charge the Officers Involved In The Shooting of Jacob Blake. In 2020,…
This Veteran’s Day, the Center for Policing Equity honors all who have served and sacrificed for the sake of American self-determination. For us, that means working to bring the United…
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