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The Journal of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University


Policing creates a form of power that can oppress and victimize vulnerable communities, with no real consequence for abuses of that power. Both the EndSARS and BLM movements bring attention to this lack of accountability and call for reform within policing institutions. To move toward sustainable and effective change, these governments must reform their criminal justice systems to create a more equal structure of power between policing institutions and the people.

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