Keep the Momentum of Change Going
On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, let’s remember that the work towards racial justice is not over. Here, 13+ ways to make change
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: Changing Police Culture
A retired police sergeant on abuse of power, systemic reform and the deadly problem with “Contempt of Cop”
Guest Commentary: Stupidest Ballot Question. Ever.
A Republican ward leader weighs in on Tuesday’s ballot question No. 1, a charter amendment that calls on the PPD to eliminate unconstitutional stop and frisk
Does Police Reform Include Better Policing?
A virtual panel discussion last week was full of talk of reform. But you wouldn’t have known we’re in the midst of a tragic murder epidemic
Ideas We Should Steal: Ambitious Mental Health Training for Cops
Basic mental health first aid training is de rigueur in many police forces. Tucson, Arizona, takes its approach further.
Ideas We Should Steal: Police as Guardians Not Warriors
Critical thinking, empathy and kindness are saving lives from Scotland to Florida. Why not in Philly?
Reality Check: Even a pandemic can’t stop the murders
Philly’s homicide rate continues to rise, even during the quarantine. Where, WURD’s mid-day host wonders, is Danielle Outlaw in all this?
While Mayor Kenney hides and Police Commissioner Richard Ross and DA Krasner point fingers, the chalk outlines accumulate