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Six Years After Tamir Rice, Cleveland Makes New Rules About Policing Kids
Critics say a new policy for police encounters with children doesn’t go far enough.
July 31, 2020
As More Federal Agents Enter American Cities, Local Leaders Can’t Keep Them In Line
Critics say mayors should be wary as the Justice Department expands law-enforcement task forces.
April 5, 2016
Can the Troubled Cleveland Police Handle a Volatile Republican Convention?
Operating under federal oversight, officers will be scrutinized for how they use force.
May 26, 2015
Policing the Police
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.
January 6, 2015
A Short History of Police Protest
From Calvin Coolidge to Bill de Blasio.
December 8, 2014
Dollree Mapp, 1923-2014: “The Rosa Parks of the Fourth Amendment”
A black woman stood up to white police, and made history.