Are there any police reforms that actually work?

Can we find common ground with those who suggest police reform?

Yes, but only reforms that move us toward full abolition.

Such reforms must:

  • Reduce the size and scale of policing
  • Challenge the notion that police increase safety, and
  • Reduce the tools police have at their disposal.

We must oppose reforms that continue or expand the reach of policing.

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These charts by Critical Resistance break down how to determine whether specific reforms expand or diminish the reach and power of policing.