Where We Stand Mark Baldassare January 11 2021 PPIC president and CEO Mark Baldassare condemns the recent attack on the US Capitol and underscores the importance of shared knowledge and fact-based dialogue during this time of upheaval.
Racial Disparities in California Law Enforcement Stops Magnus Lofstrom, Alexandria Gumbs, Brandon Martin December 3 2020 According to the latest data for California’s largest law enforcement agencies, the reasons for officer stops vary by agency type and across racial groups.
What Can California Prisons Do When Wildfires Close In? Heather Harris, Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes November 13 2020 Two in three prisons across the state are near areas of high fire risk. Especially during the pandemic, safely evacuating prisoners and prison workers in the event of a wildfire can pose challenges.
Rising Jail Populations Mean Rising COVID-19 Infections Heather Harris October 19 2020 Populations in California’s county jails are on the rebound, which could put people in jails and in surrounding communities at increased COVID-19 risk.
California’s Major Cities See Some Increases in Crime Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin October 9 2020 Violent crime in four major cities—Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, and San Francisco—is generally no higher than prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some violent crimes have increased.