Police in Daly City Handed an Immigrant Over to ICE Despite California's Sanctuary Protections
Many officers haven't been trained to comply with California's law prohibiting police from turning over those they arrest to federal immigration agents.
What Can We Learn From a Flawed Live Facial Recognition Experiment?
Facial recognition technology can be used to prevent criminal activity. But, in London, one study shows the police system gets it wrong 81 percent of the time.
Viewfinder: Protests Erupt Over Philadelphia Cops' Alleged Racist Facebook Posts
Demonstrators gather in the council chamber to protest at Philadelphia City Hall on June 20th, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Viewfinder: A Raid on Suspected Human Traffickers in Guatemala
A Guatemalan policeman prepares to take part in an early morning raid during which a suspected human trafficker was taken into custody on May 29th, 2019, in Guatemala City.
San Francisco Is Voting Today to Ban the City's Use of Facial Recognition Technology
The vote comes amid concerns that the technology violates civil liberties and is subject to racial biases.
Viewfinder: Police Remove Climate Protesters Blocking Waterloo Bridge
Police officers remove protesters from a blockade on Waterloo Bridge during the second day of a coordinated protest by the Extinction Rebellion group on April 16th, 2019, in London, England.
Viewfinder: An Anti-Government Demonstration in Algeria
Algerian security forces use a water canon to disperse students taking part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers on April 9th, 2019.
Viewfinder: Protests Against the Cook County State's Attorney Over the Jussie Smollett Case
Protesters organized by the Fraternal Order of Police call for the removal of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx on April 1st, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
Viewfinder: Comoros Police Quell Protests Over the Presidential Election
Comoros Gendarmerie officers disperse opposition supporters in the city of Moroni on March 25th, 2019.
Viewfinder: Istanbul Police Disperse International Women's Day Rally
Police tried to break up the rally as marchers moved down Istiklal Street.
Viewfinder: Police Respond to a Bomb Threat at a Brooklyn Jail
Security staff patrol the grounds of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn after reports of a bomb threat at the facility on February 4th, 2019.
Police Are Most Likely to Use Deadly Force in Poorer, More Highly Segregated Neighborhoods
Researchers say knowing where fatal police interactions occur can help community leaders target programs aimed at reducing those deaths.
How Do Body Cameras Influence Our Judgment of Blame?
A new study finds that people who watch body camera footage attribute less blame to police officers involved in incidents than if those same officers were caught on dash cams.
A Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Activists Who Covertly Record Police Interactions
The ruling is an important step forward for the First Amendment's "right to record," which has become increasingly valuable at a time when images of police brutality often go viral.
A New Database Seeks to Catalog—and Hold Accountable—Police Officers Across the U.S.
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.
What a Lack of Federal Oversight Means for Local Police Reform
In his last act as attorney general, Jeff Sessions severely limited the Department of Justice's oversight of police departments in places like Elkhart, Indiana.
Viewfinder: Police Fire Tear Gas on Women's Rights Activists in Turkey
ProtestErs react after Turkish anti-riot police used tear gas against women's rights activists marching to protest against gender violence in Istanbul.
Viewfinder: Climate Activists and Police Clash in Westminster
A climate activist is arrested after spray-painting on the gates outside the Houses of Parliament on November 14th, 2018, in London, England.
Viewfinder: Football Fans Clash With French Police
Tear gas envelops Marseille football supporters during clashes with French security officials on a street in Marseille, France, on October 25th, 2018, ahead of a match with Italian club Lazio.