How States Are Addressing Lineup Reform

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Trenton, NJ
Jurisdiction: State of New Jersey
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Raleigh, NC
Jurisdiction: State of North Carolina
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Annapolis, MD
Jurisdiction: State of Maryland
Policy: Requires police departments to have written policies on lineups; various agencies have implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Denver, CO
Jurisdiction: City of Denver
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Dallas, TX
Jurisdiction: City of Dallas
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Minneapolis, MN
Jurisdiction: Hennepin County, Minn.
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
St. Paul, MN
Jurisdiction: Ramsey County, Minn.
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
San Jose, CA
Jurisdiction: Santa Clara County, Calif.
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Boston, MA
Jurisdiction: Suffolk County, Mass.
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Northampton, MA
Jurisdiction: City of Northampton, Mass.
Policy: Implemented sequential double-blind lineups
Atlanta, GA
Jurisdiction: State of Georgia
Policy: Recommends voluntary guidelines on sequential double-blind lineups; incorporates into law enforcement training; has recommended reform and is directing outside study of the issue
Madison, WI
Jurisdiction: State of Wisconsin
Policy: Requires police departments to have written policies on lineups; recommends voluntary guidelines on sequential double-blind lineups; incorporates double-blind lineups into law enforcement training
Columbus, OH
Jurisdiction: State of Ohio
Policy: Omnibus legislation mandates blind administration of lineups
Richmond, VA
Jurisdiction: Commonwealth of Virginia
Policy: Requires police departments to have written policies on lineups
Providence, RI
Jurisdiction: State of Rhode Island
Policy: Recommended reform; directing outside study of the issue
Montpelier, VT
Jurisdiction: State of Vermont
Policy: Recommended reform; directing outside study of the issue
Charleston, WV
Jurisdiction: State of West Virginia
Policy: Statutes require many recommended lineup reforms
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