Police reforms tested in city where officer killed Black man

April 03 2023

The Associated Press published an article examining the series of events surrounding the fallout and public perception of policing after the murder of unarmed Black men and women, beginning with the murder of George Floyd in 2020. Many community leaders and public policy experts note that progress has been slow, and attempts at change seem weak and ineffective. 

An excerpt from the coverage states: "Eric Cumberbatch, senior vice president of Policy & Community Engagement at the Center for Policing Equity, questions the efficacy of community outreach programs.

Officers meet Black clergy, play basketball with children and attend cookouts, but that "lacks real depth in creating systematic and institutional change," said Cumberbatch, whose organization uses data to help communities achieve safer policing outcomes."

Read the full article on TheDailyMail.com.