Putting on a uniform impacts some people's mindset and behavior in problematic ways.
New research finds the stereotype of a racist cop decreases officers' sense of moral authority, which may make them more likely to resort to coercive tactics.
In 2016, half of all border patrol agents were Hispanic, according to DHS data.
New research finds that black sheriffs have different priorities from their white counterparts.
New research suggests that "broken windows" policing has resulted in more young people getting arrested for trivial offenses—especially young people of color.
Research indicates that new security measures implemented after Parkland are not making students safer.
With CTE lawsuits mounting, the NFL can’t find a general-liability insurer to cover head injuries. Fraternities and police departments have faced similar problems.
Environmental Protection Agency enforcement fell to 10-year lows in 2017, but 2018's numbers may be even lower.
Before leaving office, Sessions signed an order to ensure that the Department of Justice disengaged from its role in investigating and reforming police departments that repeatedly violate citizens' civil rights.
Only a fraction of bias crimes ever get reported. Fewer still get successfully prosecuted. Perhaps the widespread lack of training for frontline officers has something to do with that.
Timothy Loehmann, the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, was fired on Tuesday.
The president's recent Task Force on 21st Century Policing had one big omission: historical context. If we are going to reform police behavior, that means recognizing the underpinnings of African-American discrimination in the United States and using it as a launching point for a broader dialogue.
The events of summer 2014 in a small town in Missouri are a culmination of decades of reports about race, policing, and class. We review Ferguson news in the larger research context.
Do neighborhood watch programs work? After 40 years, we still don't really know.