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.
In a Final Round of Signatures and Vetoes, California's Governor Takes Some Legislative Risks
At the end of his last term, Jerry Brown is showing willingness to clash with opposition both within the state and at the national level.
What Police Can Do Differently When Protestors Are Armed and Violent
"We saw it coming," said a Virginia officer, but they couldn't stop it. Still, law enforcement experts say measures can be taken—even when protestors are armed.
Putting Police Records in the Public View in Chicago
A new database makes police misconduct records in Chicago public and searchable.
It's Not Just Sandra Bland: Why So Many Americans Die in Limbo Behind Bars
The African-American woman's mysterious death following a controversial arrest is an indictment of our modern bail system.
(Even More) Unintended Consequences of Police Use of Force
Mistrust and resentment may make arrestees more violent once they’re in prison.