Criminal Justice Reform

Stop and frisk: a clear failure of public safety policy

Despite what you might hear from some candidates for mayor and city council in Philadelphia, one policing tactic that has proven a failure time and again in bolstering public safety is so-called stop-and-...

Press Releases

May 16, 2023

ACLU of PA Statement on Matt Dugan Primary Victory

PITTSBURGH - "Like so many of the district attorney contests across the country, the race between Stephen Zappala and Matt Dugan came down to competing visions about how prosecutors choose to navigate and...