Official Statements

Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the results of the 2020 presidential election. We offer our best wishes to…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE)’s COMPSTAT for Justice (C4J) program and the Seattle Police Department (SPD) announced a partnership to reduce, with the goal of eliminating, racially disparate…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) released the Guiding Principles for Crowd Management Policy, a set of guidelines designed to help law enforcement agencies align their policies with best…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) and the Policing Project at New York University School of Law released a guidebook for law enforcement agencies, government officials and communities with best practices…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement following Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s announcement regarding the police officers involved in Breonna…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer from Brooklyn who made it to the…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement on the attempted assassination of two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies. The ambush and attempted…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the shooting of Jacob Blake and violence in Kenosha: While we remain thankful for Jacob Blake’s survival, we stand…
Today, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) released a set of recommendations for communities considering new models of public safety. Nationwide demonstrations against police violence have sparked long overdue conversations…
Today, Center for Policing Equity Co-founder and CEO Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement about the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. “George Floyd’s death was…
Phillip Atiba Goff, Co-founder and CEO of Center for Policing Equity and Franklin A. Thomas Professor in Policing Equity at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, was honored today as…
Attorney General Eric Holder announced today the launch of the Justice Department’s National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. Funded through a $4.75 million grant, the initiative will create…
A joint effort between Center for Policing Equity and Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School is calling for a new conversation concerning police reform in America. Today the organizations released…
The evaluation of the nation’s largest demonstration project aimed at developing strategies to increase trust between communities and the criminal justice system was released to the public this week. During…
Today, Center for Policing Equity President and Co-founder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff released the following statement about the police-involved episode in McKinney, Texas: "In the wake of the recent police-involved…
What if science could eliminate racial bias in policing? Today, this question was answered by the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) as the focus of its big idea funded through…
Black and Latino boys who are stopped more often by police are more likely to commit crimes six, 12, and 18 months later. And that association is stronger the younger…
Today, ahead of Super Bowl LIII, the Players Coalition Charitable Foundation awarded $350,000 to Center for Policing Equity (CPE). Players Coalition Charitable Foundation, is a collective of both current and…
Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Co-founder and CEO of Center for Policing Equity, released the following statement today regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s new National Use-of-Force Data Collection: “We commend…
Today, Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Co-founder and CEO of Center for Policing Equity (CPE), released the following statement regarding the verdict in the murder trial of the People v. Jason…
Body-worn cameras do not increase trust between police and community according to a June study published in the Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work. The study, which…
Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, President and Co-Founder of Center for Policing Equity, released the following statement in commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown, Jr.…
This month, more than 300 of the nation’s leading, reform-minded thought leaders met in Washington at the Center for Policing Equity’s 2018 Biennial Convening, Mapping the Science of Justice.…
Today, Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, president and co-founder of the Center for Policing Equity, released the following statement on the Sterling Brown video release: “‘Contempt of cop’ is neither illegal…
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy joins the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) on Wednesday, May 2nd to announce Connecticut as the first full state in the nation to make a state-wide…
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