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August 3, 2023
See if Police in Your State Reported Crime Data to the FBI
Nearly one-third of law enforcement agencies are missing from the FBI’s 2022 crime statistics. Use our tables to check on your state and local agencies.
Andrew Rodriguez Calderón
August 2, 2017
Guess Who’s Tracking Your Prescription Drugs?
Your doctor, your pharmacist... and the police.
February 8, 2016
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Heather Mac Donald
December 15, 2015
Who is Putting the Most People in Jail? Not New York, Chicago, or LA.
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
December 2, 2015
New York Disarms the ‘Mentally Ill’
Why mental health experts are up in arms.
James B. Jacobs
July 2, 2015
Is Google More Accurate Than the FBI?
In tracking deaths by police, the tech world might beat Uncle Sam.
April 2, 2015
Why Are American Cops So Bad at Catching Killers?
“Every year, more than 5,000 murderers walk free.”