• Description

As another push for reforms to law enforcement sweeps the nation, this brief provides lessons for the process oflaw enforcement-led change developed during a recent effort by four departments to reduce racial and ethnicdisparities in their interactions with youth. The Center for Children's Law and Policy ("CCLP"), a national policypartner that pursues reforms to protect the rights of children in the youth justice and other systems, supportedthese departments to own and lead change to test a new hypothesis of how to achieve measurable change in disparitiesthrough the Law Enforcement Leadership for Equity (LELE) Initiative.