Police shootings in African American communities have prompted public outcry in recent years, triggering a national conversation on the need for reform. A year ago, Tetrina Blalock's cousin was killed by police after being shot more than a dozen times…
A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
There are two broad types of tear gas—and they’re both engineered to cause pain.
By Angus Chen, Scientific American
Against the backdrop of simmering tensions over race and police violence against African Americans, police departments like the NYPD have introduced a relatively new training program aimed at teaching officers about implicit bias. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on the…
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally need a search warrant to track a suspect's movement through cellphone records -- a limited victory for privacy advocates. That decision stems from a string of Radio Shack robberies, and the…
The man believed to be the Golden State Killer -- a serial murderer and rapist whose crimes terrorized California in the 1970s and ‘80s -- was arrested last week. While considered a huge success for law enforcement, his arrest also…
By PBS NewsHour
Two Baltimore city police officers were convicted in federal court on Monday on charges including racketeering and robbery, as part of a brazen corruption scandal. Baltimore’s Gun Trace Task Force were tasked with getting illegal guns off the street, but…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Elaine Duke, set to become acting U.S. homeland secretary on Monday, has the rare distinction of serving in high-level positions in three administrations.
President Donald Trump appeared to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody during a speech in New York.
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