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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.
U.S. Marshals Act Like Local Police With More Violence and Less Accountability
The federal agency’s teams have killed an average of 22 suspects and bystanders a year.
Uriel J. Garcia
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.
August 19, 2019
California Governor Promises More Changes to “Biased, Random” Justice System
Signing a new law on police shootings, Gavin Newsom says he’s sending a message.
September 17, 2018
When Trying to Help Gets You Fired
For some cops, offering a hand could mean losing your job.
Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge
October 12, 2016
When Do You Go for Your Gun?
Training cops in the use of force.
May 15, 2016
13 Important Questions About Criminal Justice We Can’t Answer
And the government can’t either.
August 10, 2015
What We’ve Learned About Racial Disparity in Policing Since Ferguson
A brief overview of the numbers.
June 9, 2015
Fixing the Jail Where Kalief Browder was Held
Former corrections chief Martin Horn has some ideas for Rikers Island.
Martin F. Horn
January 26, 2015
In Your Face
Does tear gas belong in schools? Do police?