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How States Are Moving to Police Bad Cops
With police departments under scrutiny in the wake of high-profile shootings, some states are tightening laws to keep problem officers off the streets.
April 8, 2016
A Plan is Emerging to Fight "Rape on the Night Shift"
A California state assemblywoman is working on a bill that would increase protections for female janitors.
March 9, 2016
Live Chat: Ask Us Your Questions About "Chasing Heroin"
Join filmmaker Marcela Gaviria and three people featured in "Chasing Heroin" for a Google Hangout on Friday, March 4, at 2 p.m. EST.
March 2, 2016
Watch a Cop’s Surprising Interaction with a Heroin User
"Stop crying, babe. We don’t care … I’m not putting you in jail," a police officer tells a woman who's using heroin in a scene from FRONTLINE's new documentary.
February 23, 2016
"Chasing Heroin," A Two-Hour Special, Premieres Feb. 23 on FRONTLINE
FRONTLINE investigates America’s heroin crisis in a searing two-hour special that premieres Tuesday, Feb. 23 at a special time -- 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST -- on PBS and online.
February 16, 2016
Could Ferguson Win Its Case Against the Justice Department?
Federal officials have twice failed to force reforms on a police department. Will Ferguson be next?
February 11, 2016
Maryland Votes to Expand Felons’ Voting Rights
The vote, which overturns a veto from the governor, is the most significant expansion of voting rights for felons in recent years.
February 9, 2016
Why the San Francisco Police Review Won’t Force Reform
The federal review of San Francisco police will be different than the ones in Ferguson, Mo. and Chicago.
February 2, 2016
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Vermont Battles With Deadly Heroin Epidemic
Chasing Heroin
A searing, two-hour investigation of America's heroin crisis.
February 23, 2016
Ferguson Has a Draft Reform Deal. Will It Work?
The preliminary deal aims to remedy some of the pitfalls of previous Justice Department agreements.
January 28, 2016
What Obama’s Solitary Reforms Mean for Inmates
The ban on solitary confinement for juveniles won’t extend to the bulk of young people currently in isolation.
January 26, 2016
Will Obama’s New Gun Proposals Make a Difference?
Obama has tried -- unsuccessfully -- to address gun violence since the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Conn. Can these new measures make a difference?
January 5, 2016