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Samuel Kuhn & Stephen Lurie

Samuel Kuhn, currently a student at Yale Law School, was until recently a Field Adviser with the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where he led implementation on the Department of Justice’s National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. Stephen Lurie works on the Research and Policy team at the National Network for Safe Communities. Kuhn and Lurie are co-authors of a recent practitioner guidebook on reconciliation between police and communities (Executive Summary; Full Report)

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To improve relationships with communities of color, a reconciliation movement has begun in several cities, in which police brush up on their history, admit past mistakes, and listen to frank talk and hard truths.  Read more

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