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Percentage of women in state policing has stalled since 2000

An analysis finds that nationally, just 7% of sworn state troopers are female - a tiny gain from 2000, when the average female makeup of state police troopers was 6% - and overall, women make up less than 13% of full-time police officers in the United States.... Read more»

Smithsonian exhibit adds prom dress calling attention to missing, murdered Indigenous women

The dress sits in the center of the fashion section of the "Girlhood" exhibit, highlighting the fact Native women are murdered at a rate 10 times higher than other ethnicities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... Read more»

Action on missing, murdered women legislation caps years of advocacy

Native American advocates and victim’s families have worked for years to draw attention to Indian Country’s epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.... Read more»

Analysis

The promise of ‘restorative justice’ starts to falter under rigorous research

Talking things out may not be the best alternative to traditional "zero tolerance" school discipline, which research has shown has racial disparities.... Read more»2