The NEAR Act
Stop Police Terror Project-DC has developed a number of resources to provide to the community on the history of the NEAR Act, statistics and materials to use for continued advocacy. All materials can be found here. For an individual list of materials see below:
Other Useful Resources:
- Harvard Political Review: "Love Thy Neighbor, a Human(e) Approach to Reducing Gun Violence"
- Cure Violence, the national model on which the NEAR Act was built
- Richmond, California's Office of Neighborhood Safety website
- Justice Police Institute: "Defining Violence: Reducing Incarceration by Rethinking America's Approach to Violence"
- Watch below: A short documentary on Richmond, California's Office of Neighborhood Safety
Collected research materials on the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and general policing can be found here. Please find a listing of key pieces below:
- Alternatives to Calling the Police (compiled by SURJ-DC)
- Washington City Paper: "D.C. Is Teeming With Police Officers, So The Mystery May Be Why Crime Happens At All"
- The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research: "Law Enforcement and Violence: The Divide between Black and White Americans"
- The State of Policing in the United States