New Member Resource – Overlooked in Plain Sight: Documenting Police Violence Against Girls of Color

In July 2020, ProPublica released records from the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), specifically, closed cases of every active-duty NYPD police officer who has at l east one substantiated misconduct allegation against them. ProPublica’s database includes 1,083 cases where the complainant was a girl or young woman aged 24 and under, spanning from 1999 to 2019.

Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) offers the following not as a recommendation for gender-responsive policing, but rather to shift the public consciousness around the everyday violence of policing, particularly framing policing as a kind of concentrated gender-based violence.

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