Putting on a uniform impacts some people's mindset and behavior in problematic ways.
The decision came one day before the fifth anniversary of Garner's death and the deadline for the federal government to file charges against the officer.
Researchers say knowing where fatal police interactions occur can help community leaders target programs aimed at reducing those deaths.
Jason Van Dyke has been sentenced to over six years in prison. Read Pacific Standard's most relevant stories on the Chicago policeman's murder of a black teenager.
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.
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, reporter Alli Maloney talks about investing institutional racism within the Columbus Division of Police.
Since 2013, the Columbus Division of Police has shot and killed dozens of people. The majority of them were black.
The news caps off a week of lenient rulings for officers involved in police shootings.