WITNESS’ “Profiling the Police” project won a 2019 Shorty Awards Audience Honor and was a Finalist in the Social activism category.
Police Brutality Tag
Crime and Punishment tells the story of the NYPD12, a group of officers suing the department over instituting arrest and summons quotas that target black and brown communities.
A conversation about eyewitness video and police violence started 26 years ago must continue today.
WITNESS’ Jackie Zammuto was interviewed about what considerations citizens should keep in mind when deciding to share and upload videos of police violence.
On November 12, 2015, WITNESS celebrated the power of video to bring about justice at our annual Focus for Change Benefit in New York City. Co-hosted by the amazing Femi Oke and Peter Gabriel (via BeamPro robot), the night was a huge success!
On Sept. 16th, Brazilian media collective and WITNESS partner Coletivo Papo Reto spoke on a panel titled “Self Representation as a Strategy to Fight Racism.”
Hari Sreenivasan reports on how WITNESS trains citizens around the world to record better video when they witness a crime, while protecting themselves from becoming targets.