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.
Online fraud is now the most common type of crime, so what should the police and tech firms do to put a stop to these often invisible attacks.
In what circumstances can police search your phone? Must they obtain a search warrant? And what will happen if you refuse to provide your passcode or fingerprint required to access your phone?
The men who killed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge were black veterans. A historian explains black veterans' long struggle to live with inequality in their military service, and back home.
There's no doubt it was time for the United Nations mission in Liberia to end. But there are some gaps in the country's plan to move on without the men and women in blue helmets.
The reforms today's police departments desperately need were set out five decades ago.
Video of Philando Castile's death has been seen around the world – and it's all the more powerful because of who shot it.
The shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas are a tragic reminder of the dangers that police face. They pay a price in mental and physical health.
With citizens filming police, and police recording public encounters, the key to the truth is establishing a clear timeline of events.
The truth is out on how the media's reporting of the Hillsborough disaster impacted the public perception of the tragedy, but could the same be said for the British miners' strike?
With the Scottish government's reputation for policing and justice charred from nine years in office, here's what the future looks like.
Here's what you need to know before you cast your vote in the elections for local police crime commissioners.
Victoria's family violence system unintentionally protects male perpetrators by making them invisible and providing opportunities for them to avoid responsibility.