New research argues predictive policing tools reinforce, rather than reimagine, existing police practices, which could lead to further targeting of communities or people of color.
By William Isaac, The Conversation and Andi Dixon, The Conversation
Sessions continued to push his tough-on-crime agenda to law enforcement officials in Richmond, where one such effort had its origins.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Analysis suggests immigration has a crime-suppressing effect. In other words, more immigration equals less crime.
By The Conversation
By Courtney Norris
If Roof is convicted, the Justice Department plans to seek the death penalty.
By Eric Tucker and Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
The number of murders reported by law enforcement agencies in four cities alone — Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. — is showing a 20 percent increase, according to a new study.
When 27-year-old artist Antonio Ramos was shot and killed last fall while painting a mural under a highway overpass in West Oakland, the story of his death captured national headlines and inspired other young people to honor his legacy through…
By Michael D. Regan
A Georgia gunman on a shooting rampage killed five people Friday night in two separate locations before taking his own life, with some of the victims believed to be members of his wife's family.
By Megan Crigger, Joshua Barajas and Laura Santhanam
The NewsHour has updated its map that documents all the U.S. mass shootings in 2015 alone. As details surrounding the San Bernardino, California, shooting gradually emerged Wednesday evening, President Barack Obama told CBS News that the U.S. has “a pattern…
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