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Policy Brief: Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops

By Magnus Lofstrom, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin, Deepak Premkumar

Oct 21, 2022 ... Our findings underscore the urgency of efforts that can reduce inequities in policing. While implicit bias training for officers is a ...

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Financing California’s Public Schools

By Julien Lafortune, Joseph Herrera

Federal pandemic aid and increased state funding have contributed to record K–12 funding levels. In 2021–22, state, local, and federal funding for California K– ...

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Crime Trends in Context

By Magnus Lofstrom

Jun 30, 2022 ... Exceptional pandemic conditions along with economic hardship, civil unrest, changes in policing, a turbulent election year, and escalating ...

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Two Years of Wide Variation in Crime Trends

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Mar 21, 2022 ... The pandemic brought broad and significant challenges to all aspects of criminal justice in California, including policing, courts, ...

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New Law Raises Standards for Police Officers

By Shannon McConville, Deepak Premkumar

Jan 26, 2022 ... ... age for law enforcement—from 18 to 21—and requires California's community college system to create a new policing degree program.

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Video: Policing in California

By Stephanie Barton

Nov 10, 2021 ... PPIC's Deepak Premkumar and Magnus Lofstrom discuss new reports that examine racial disparities in law enforcement stops and analyze police ...


Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Alexandria Gumbs, Shannon McConville, Renee Hsia

In the summer of 2020, the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police Department officer precipitated widespread protests and amplified calls for policing ...