Covid-19 Proves It’s Time to Abolish ‘Predictive’ Policing Algorithms
Research collected during the pandemic backs up the national calls for racial and criminal justice. So why are we still relying on punitive software?
when budgets crater, police, courts and jails look to algorithms to police and punish Black and brown communities. they did it last economic crash. they're getting ready to do it again. we can't let them. my piece in
Open Society Foundations
“These algorithms promote systems of over-policing and mass incarceration, perpetuating racism and increasing tensions between police and communities.” - Former Soros Justice Fellow
Covid-19 Proves It’s Time to Abolish ‘Predictive’ Policing Algorithms | WIRED