Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
There's been a rise in partnerships, over the past 20 years, between private security companies and police units in Kenya
American cities are getting more diverse, but neighbors of different races don't necessarily socialize with each other. A sociologist in North Carolina discovered one surprising reason why.
New study reveals small variations in the background colour of photos in police lineups can increase misidentification.
Facial expressions and gestures can impact the outcome of a trial that depends on the credibility of witnesses.
View from an expert in criminal justice – who also lives in one of the UK's most deprived areas.
A new study examines how to best enforce and prevent animal abuse, including through a dedicated anti-cruelty policing unit.
Police have to analyse over 31m documents, 2,500 pieces of evidence and 2,332 witness statements. This makes Grenfell the biggest and most complex corporate manslaughter case ever brought.
Terrorism hasn't always been associated with individuals – in the past, it has described violence used by the state against its subjects.
Nations like Scotland and New Zealand have pioneered community-centred strategies to tackle knife crime – it's time for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
As a police officer, I was involved in many pursuits, investigated serious accidents and later became a researcher. Here's what I've learned about how police make decisions in a pursuit.
New research on facial recognition technology trials by the police calls for tighter regulation to protect human rights.
Rapper Jamal Knox was convicted of making terroristic threats against two Pittsburgh police officers in a rap song. Now his case is before the Supreme Court, with serious implications for free speech.
Working abroad can be a profitable option for members of criminal groups.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador plans to combine army, navy and Federal Police units in a new 150,000 strong national guard.
Over the 12 months of the research, more than 100 arrests and charges were – at least in part – assisted by AFR.
Officers with college degrees were significantly more likely to pull over drivers for less serious violations, search drivers or their vehicles and make arrests on discretionary grounds.
Police practices like stop and frisk are often criticized as racial profiling. But it can be tricky to figure out from the data which officers are the worst offenders.
The police held to account those responsible for nearly 300,000 fewer offences between 2014 and 2018.
Serious violence is rising, and there's little more that police can do to stop it. Of course, the real culprits are cutbacks to the nation's social protection systems.