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Criminal Justice Reform

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but isolated success stories suggest community and officer buy-in might be key

Getting police and community on board with reforms is crucial for success. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images  Thaddeus L. Johnson, Georgia State University and Natasha N. Johnson, Georgia State University The guilty verdicts delivered against Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, represented a landmark moment – but courtroom justice cannot deliver the sweeping changes most Americans feel

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