Governments' continual use of security forces to 'keep order' in low-income and minority neighborhoods masks their inability find solutions other than force.
A review of international research shows that police may well be better off without weapons.
The domestic deployment of the military is almost always a sign of growing state repression.
But can they improve pupils' behaviour?
Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.
Police remain critical in the effort to tackling family violence in all its forms. But more than just a commitment to extra police and training is needed to improve outcomes for victim-survivors.
Any policy governing police pursuits must balance the need to apprehend offenders with the safety of the community.
South Yorkshire Police has recently been criticised for how well it protects people and prevents crime, and it isn't the first time.
The South African economy stands to benefit if the country's president steps aside because he has had a destructive economic impact.
Social justice is not just a phrase for protesting students. Instead it is something that defines them.
The hyperbole about the Adler shotgun simply does not match with the facts. This is symptomatic of the generally poor quality of debate around firearm policy in Australia.
The death of Polish resident Arkadiusz Jóźwik has raised tensions in Harlow.
It could even help crack long-forgotten cold cases.
Policing 'by consent' in changing times involves walking a knife edge.
New research hopes to stop police lineups leading to false identification or criminals walking free.
To say a workplace problem is systemic means that its underlying causes are deeply embedded in the structures and everyday practices of an organisation.
Money and resources in Latin America often don't reach those who need them most – and criminal gangs are on hand to take advantage.
Think it's stressful visiting a police station? Try doing it when you can't hear.
Prevention and education are key to tackling hate crime in Britain.
A new study shows an amazingly symbiotic relationship between the community and police in Nigeria: 70% of survey respondents claim that collaboration has brought safety to their communities.