Vision Zero Cities: Removing Police from Traffic Enforcement Is Crucial — and Hard!

October 23, 2020
Streetsblog NYC

...Replacing cops’ discretionary traffic stops with automated enforcement and street redesigns will create more equitable cities, according to Shayana Kadidal, of the Center for Constitutional Rights. 

“Over reliance on law enforcement to address social problems that are too minor to require intervention by armed officers facilitates violent encounters, like traffic enforcement and loose cigarettes,” said Kadidal. “Self enforcement, engineering physical streets, make enforcement equitable.” ...

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October 23, 2020