Explicit Bias in Policing

Removing Hate From Policing: A Practical Guide For Law Enforcement Agencies

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Fri, 06/17/2022 - 17:58

The prevalence of hate group affiliations in police departments has been well-documented by research organizations and governmental agencies for years. Despite knowledge of this persistent threat growing within their ranks, police departments continue to hire officers without conducting thorough checks for ties to hate groups, fail to create policies that prohibit officers from affiliating with hate groups, and only discipline or terminate officers if their affiliation with a hate group becomes public.