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D’Angelo Burgess Fled From Police. Does That Make Him a Killer?
An Oklahoma case raises issues about both felony murder charges and high-speed police pursuits.
October 30, 2018
Why Police Should Embrace Communities—Not Shut Them Out
A former police chief on why the job should be more than “runnin’ and gunnin’.”
October 28, 2018
Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke's Record Was a Warning Sign
Can the conviction of Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke finally force policing into the 21st century?
October 25, 2018
Police Recruiters Have a Few Questions
Have you ever run away from home? What’s your most unusual sex act?
September 17, 2018
When Trying to Help Gets You Fired
For some cops, offering a hand could mean losing your job.
Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge
September 12, 2018
Subway Policing in New York City Still Has A Race Problem
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.
August 9, 2018
The Real BlacKkKlansman - And Other KKK Infiltrators
Spike Lee’s Hero is Not the First Black Person to Breach the Klan — Or the Most Effective.
May 21, 2018
Corey Williams About to Walk Free in Louisiana
A sudden plea deal ends a decades-long fight in a capital murder case.
May 1, 2018
The City Trying ‘Trauma Training’ for Citizens — and Cops
Newark tries to restore trust with a novel program.
April 23, 2018
Fear of a Black Patron
In retail, fear of black criminality regularly shows up in policies and practices across stores and sectors.
Aaron Ross Coleman