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Police Transparency Guide

RESOURCES police transparency guide Download the Police Transparency Guide Police Transparency Guide Introduction NOTE: The latest version of this Police Transparency Guide, updated in March 2023, is available as a PDF download. The rest of this web page is under construction. Please subscribe to our newsletter to be notified when...

Read MoreAugust 25, 2020


News Special projects Covid-19 Transparency and Oversight Open-Government Advocacy ACCESS TO COURTS: FEDERAL U.S. Administrative Office of the Courts After monitoring varying remote access procedures in federal courts, the First Amendment Coalition on April 2 urged the U.S. Administrative Office of the Courts to ensure the press and public had...

Read MoreMarch 26, 2020

The Bryan Carmody Story | In-Depth

News special projects THE BRYAN CARMODY STORY | IN-DEPTH On May 10, 2019, San Francisco police showed up at the home of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody, equipped with a sledgehammer and pickax that they used to try to batter down his front gate. Guns drawn, officers placed Carmody in handcuffs...

Read MoreAugust 15, 2019