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Matthew Guariglia

Matthew Guariglia

Matthew Guariglia is a historian and activist focusing on police and technology. His writing can be seen in NBC News, Slate, Time Magazine, and the Washington Post and he is the co-editor of The Essential Kerner Commission Report. He holds academic affiliations with University of Indiana-Indianapolis and Emory University and is currently a senior policy analyst at the civil liberties organization the Electronic Frontier Foundation where he focuses on how police departments use technology.

Guest Appearances
February 14, 2024

‘Police & the Empire City’ explores race and the origins of the NYPD

In Police & the Empire City: Race & the Origins of Modern Policing, Matthew Guariglia looks at the New York City police from their founding in 1845 through the 1930s as “police transitioned...