Democratic Policing Exchange, Spring/Summer 2000

Overview

Democratic Policing Exchange, a semi-annual newsletter on public safety and police accountability, is produced by the Vera Institute of Justice for the Ford Foundation. 

Contents: 

1. Center for Constitutional Rights pushes for changes in policing by Jill Pope;

2. NGOs use police reform to curb violence against women by Sarah Dadush;

3. Helping communities in Nairobi take the lead by Heather Ward;

4. Policing news and trends; and 

5. Active policing-related grants by the Ford Foundation. 

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