Authorities in Ferguson would be wise to consider following Cincinnati's example in dealing with mistrust between police and citizens after the police shooting of a young black man. The city embarked on a thorough examination of racial profiling by its police force and took steps to deal with the perception that bias was influencing the way police officers performed their duties.
Aug 21, 2014 | Cincinnati Enquire
Metadata from a phone call include information such as the direction (who called whom), length, date and time. The program does not record the location or the name associated with a call. No one is listening to the call and no content is recorded.
Jan 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
Two important aspects of border security bear continued attention: strategy must be developed as one part of a holistic system of immigration management and any progress on improving this system is reliant on having concrete and sensible objectives and measures of success.
Jul 15, 2013 | Houston Chronicle
President Obama's task force on gun violence has raised the stakes in the policy debate on gun control and policy in the wake of the recent shootings in Colorado and Connecticut. Some of RAND's top researchers share what is, and what isn't, known about firearms and gun control.
Jan 17, 2013 | RAND.org
Instead of ratcheting back the PreCheck program because of manufactured fears about security lapses, TSA should be encouraged to expand this program to more airlines, more airports and more infrequent travelers, write Jack Riley and Lily Ablon.
Dec 12, 2012 | USA Today
The TSA's pilot "Pre-check" program that pre-screens travelers who volunteer for it is an overdue advance in security, but it does not address some larger issues surrounding America's airports, writes K. Jack Riley.
Mar 7, 2012 | USA Today
For most of the past decade, the U.S. has pursued policies with very little regard to the costs they impose on travelers or the net reduction in risk that they generate, writes K. Jack Riley.
Sep 13, 2011 | Bloomberg Government
Good relations between the police and the public are a cornerstone of civil society. Everyday interactions between cops and citizens are at the heart of what defines those relations, write Jack Riley and Greg Ridgeway.
Dec 6, 2007 | New York Daily News
Published commentary by RAND staff: Racial Profiling Won't Stop Terror, in Washingtonpost.com.
Oct 11, 2006 | Washingtonpost.com
Published commentary by RAND staff: Speed Low-Risk Travelers Through Increased Security, in Los Angeles Business Journal.
Sep 4, 2006 | Los Angeles Business Journal
Published commentary by RAND staff: Forum: Are We Prepared? Not Quite, in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Aug 27, 2006 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Published commentary by RAND staff: Mississippi Comeback, in the Los Angeles Times.
Aug 20, 2006 | Los Angeles Times
Published commentary by RAND staff.
Jul 6, 2004 | Law Enforcement News
Published commentary by RAND staff
May 20, 2001 | San Diego Union Tribune