The data will help show how police use force, along with the demographics of those who are subjected to it.
Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy
New data show car thefts are declining, despite a pandemic bump
In 1991, there were 26,254 car thefts in Connecticut. In 2019, there were 5,964.
Malloy: CT to be first state participating in policing database
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced he intends to make Connecticut the first state to participate in a national database aimed at identifying racial bias in policing.
A hard look at what prison means for the kids left behind
One in every 14 children in the U.S. has had a parent in prison. For poor families, it’s one in eight. They are the collateral damage of a mass incarceration movement that has made the U.S. the nation with the most prisoners in the world. Our Sunday conversation is with Aileen Keays Yeager, whose job is to figure out what that means for children in Connecticut.
Connecticut takes a deep look at racial profiling in traffic stops
Black drivers were nearly twice as likely as white drivers to be stopped by police in Connecticut, and blacks stopped were twice as likely as whites to have their vehicles searched, according to a compilation of 360,000 traffic stops from Oct. 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. A town-by-town report card will follow in January after analysis of a full year’s data, adjusted for local factors such as commuting patterns