This simple tactic for reducing violent incidents with officers, addressing sexual assault, and more is rarely used in America.
One organization’s approach focuses on the adults, not the kids.
Months before the violent protests this weekend, the city’s mayor and police chief sought out a voluntary review from the U.S. Department of Justice.
A Department of Justice report finds widespread constitutional violations, the targeting of African Americans, and a culture of retaliation.
A first-ever database provides a detailed look at how people died during encounters with the criminal-justice system in Texas.
Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against three police officers, meaning no one will face criminal penalties in the April 2015 death of the Baltimore man.
In writing a letter to the law-enforcement community, the president showed the tensions in his position on police violence and protests.
Lawyers and activists are educating residents in cities across the country on encounters with law enforcement.
A judge tossed an assault charge, but Lieutenant Brian Rice still faces charges of manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and misconduct.
What leads a person to pick up a phone to record a moment of death—possibly their own, more likely someone else’s?
One veteran officer speaks from the heart, on the intersection of race and policing.
Chief David Brown says officers used a device equipped with a bomb to kill a suspect, a perhaps unprecedented move that raises new questions about use of lethal force.
Programs that limit those with a documented history of expressing rage from accessing firearms could help stop the next massacre.
A conversation about the rise and fall of violence in America with criminal-justice scholar Barry Latzer.
A new public-safety experiment in Detroit employs high-definition surveillance cameras to deter criminals, but raises questions in the process.
Students with criminal records are compelling colleges to rethink what it means to provide opportunity to qualified students.
When schools ask applicants about their criminal histories, a veneer of campus safety may come at the expense of educational opportunity.
A former Rikers Island inmate has made it his mission to close the infamous facility.
One sheriff’s office is trying to make its holding facility run more like a corporation.
A widely admired county-prison system might be in peril after the leader who reformed it retires.