Activists warn the practice of detaining people at courthouses and other government venues has discouraged immigrants from cooperating with authorities, even when they are victims of violent crimes.
The strategy is complicated by the sheer number of guns in American homes—nearly half of the total number of firearms worldwide.
An expert on First Amendment rights weighs in on what happened to Bryan Carmody last Friday.
The agency announced a new policy meant to combat sanctuary city policies, but legal experts say ICE's actual motives might be different.
During a hearing, the EPA's top official for enforcement defended the agency's low performance figures.
The law allows people in local jails to refuse interview requests from ICE, but, in San Diego County, a surprising number of people agreed to an interview.
Pacific Standard spoke with Camille Fassett, a researcher with Lucy Parsons Labs, about the OpenOversight program—a public database indexing law enforcement officers by name, photo, incidents, and more.
City, state, tribal, and other law enforcement agencies reported more than 7,000 hate crimes to the FBI in 2017, according to numbers the FBI released on Tuesday.
A recent decision by the Court is a win for Fourth Amendment advocates, but there are still many avenues for law enforcement to track Americans without a warrant online.
The program is aimed at helping wildlife trade enforcement agencies benefit from the experience of their colleagues in neighboring countries.
The New York state legislature voted nearly unanimously Tuesday to appoint Barbara Underwood to serve as the state's attorney general, making her the first woman to hold the position.
The winner has vowed to discontinue a program that allows local sheriffs' offices to function as satellite immigration detention centers.
Andrea J. Ritchie's new book offers fresh perspective on how American law enforcement reserves particular abuse for black women.
The alert follows the passage of a controversial law that allows law enforcement to ask about a person's immigration status during traffic stops.
Who gets to decide when breaking the rules is OK?
Police participation in harm-reduction measures that protect public health and serve communities is a growing good news story. It can also play a part in repairing a battered reputation.