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The Legacies of Redlining in Pittsburgh
Devin Rutan reveals how Pittsburgh’s current geography is still defined by historic housing discrimination.
The Affordable Housing Problem and Investor Behavior in Pittsburgh
By Nick Kharas, Claire Jacquillat, Erin Yanacek, and Maksim Khaitovich Our cross-functional team from Heinz College and Tepper is interested in looking at the affordable housing scene in Pittsburgh. This was part of a case competition we won, jointly organized by SUDS and the Data Analytics clubs at Heinz and Tepper. Eventually, the topic grew on us…
Criminal Justice Work Night highlight: do police from smaller units use force more often?
At our recent Criminal Justice Work Night, Kee Won Song explored LEMAS data to see whether police from smaller units use force more often.
Update: Additions to Police Department Map
This article was written as part of SUDS’ partnership with the Alliance for Police Accountability. We have updated our post on Allegheny County’s police departments to correct a number of omissions. We’ve made the color scheme simpler so the map is easier to read. And it looks like we touched on a hot issue. The…
The Overlapping Police Departments of Allegheny County
By Lizzie Silver and Lauren Renaud This article was written as part of SUDS’ partnership with the Alliance for Police Accountability. “Did you know that there are over one hundred police departments in Allegheny County alone?” Prof David Harris offered this factoid at the panel discussion following the April 12 screening of Peace Officer. It…
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