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Unions a Key Barrier to Police Accountability: Study

A forthcoming paper in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review found that the “significant authority” granted police unions to determine the arbitrators in appeal procedures has left police managers, public officials, and civilian oversight committees with little more than symbolic power to discipline officers for misconduct.

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Cracking the Stonewall on a Nun’s Murder: A Reporter’s Story

The Emmy-nominated Netflix true crime documentary, “The Keepers,” helped break open a 47-year-old story of sexual abuse and murder at a Baltimore Catholic school. But it took stubborn shoe-leather investigative reporting to penetrate official indifference and the refusal to pursue evidence of police misconduct.

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