Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood is both pro-gun and pro-immigrant and he's been endorsed by both the NRA and the NAACP. Special correspondent John Carlos Frey reports in collaboration with the Marshall Project on why Sheriff Chitwood’s appeal often cuts…
By John Carlos Frey, Mike Fritz
Sheriff Michael Chitwood is a brash and uncensored police leader who is a vocal defender of undocumented immigrants.
By Simone Weichselbaum, The Marshall Project
President Donald Trump appeared to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody during a speech in New York.
By Associated Press
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of police reforms initiated under the Obama administration, suggesting a potential rollback in federal oversight of police nationwide. One city still committed to reform is Seattle. Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings…
By PBS NewsHour
By William Isaac, Andi Dixon, The Conversation
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 Synclaire Cruel
A federal judge approved an agreement Friday to make changes to the Baltimore Police Department, aimed at cracking down on the use of excessive force and racial profiling.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the sniper slayings of Dallas police officers and recent fatal cop shootings of black men. She said white Americans must understand that the concerns of their black and Hispanic…
Following a string of officer-involved fatal shootings and a racist text scandal within the police department, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee asked Police Chief Greg Suhr to step down. Suhr handed in his resignation on Thursday. San Francisco Chronicle reporter…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the city of Newark, New Jersey, agreed to reform the way its police officers treat minorities under a settlement with the Justice Department. Also, President Obama commuted prison sentences for 61 drug offenders.
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