What Is the NYPD Using Unmarked X-Ray Vans for?
The NYPD has a secretive program that uses unmarked vans with X-ray machines designed to detect bombs. ProPublica tried to find out more about it, but the NYPD refused to answer for three years. Now, a judge has stepped in.
Breaking Down the Broken Windows Theory of Policing
As Rudy Giuliani’s old police commissioner William Bratton returns to New York City, new research still fuels a debate over their pet policy.
Racial Profiling in Luxury Stores: New York’s 'Shop and Frisk' Scourge
Racial profiling in luxury stores is causing way more problems than it’s preventing.
The Impact of Body-Mounted Cameras on Cops and Criminals
Will we soon see video cameras on the shoulder of every cop and corrections officer? Or will the high cost to both budgets and, potentially, individual privacy be enough to stop their adoption nationwide?