How do we clear our vision? In this essay for our Viewpoints series, experts in sociology and criminal justice discuss how police perceptions of threat and commensurate force can be distorted by racism.
In the wake of two tragedies, the beating and death of Tyre Nichols and a mass shooting in California, President Biden attempted to strike a balance in his State Of The Union address on crime, policing and guns.
This isn't the first incident of this kind this year in New York City: the Daily News reported that last week, a retired officer killed herself and her partner in a murder-suicide and in January, another young cop committed suicide.
A former US Army sergeant, Byron Booker, has been sentenced to life in federal prison without parole for the premeditated murder of a former soldier at Fort Stewart in Georgia. Booker, who admitted to killing Specialist Austin J. Hawk in…
Two police chiefs in Mobile and Birmingham, Alabama have spoken out to dispute a recent report by MoneyGeek that ranked the cities second and third on a list of the most dangerous cities in the country in 2023.
District courts in Cameron, Carbon and Elk Counties opted against including probation officers in a statewide police misconduct database or uploading current misconduct records, saying their participation is "voluntary."
The Department of Defense has issued guidelines for military branches to comply with a 2016 law aimed at making the military justice system more transparent, but the guidelines fall short of the transparency lawmakers were aiming for.