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.
Police forces say they use Twitter to engage with the community. But new research suggests they're usually tweeting to one another.
When victims report cybercrime they want an offender arrested and prosecuted, but a report finds that rarely happens.
Increasing numbers of parents are being accused of child abuse.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
Underage police informants can't necessarily be trusted to provide accurate information, so why compromise their safety?
A longstanding view of minorities as outsiders contributes to negative encounters with campus police. A researcher argues how greater empathy can lessen the urge to call the police in the first place.
New plans will speed students through an intensive training course, that will see them working cases in 12 weeks.
West London group 1011 music group have been banned from making music without police permission.
A tougher security approach to terrorism may be counterproductive and could even potentially undermine the supremacy of civilian government in Indonesia.
When big data is used for police profiling and surveillance, it puts human rights on the line.
The attacks show not only a shift in women's roles in violent extremism, but also the involvement of families in acts of terror.
Analysis from two experts on reasons behind the recent terrorist inmates' brutal act in a maximum-security prison in Depok, West Java and how Indonesia can prevent similar attacks from happening.
A visiting scheme envisaged to deter police misconduct in custody is not fit for purpose.
When you send off a cheek swab to one of the private genome companies, you may sacrifice not just your own privacy but that of your family and your ancestors.
Efforts to regulate social media and censor drill music are wasted. Instead, teachers and police need to give young people opportunities to grow.
The Toronto cop who apprehended the van attack suspect is being lauded internationally for refraining from using deadly force as he apprehended him. Here's how everything went right for the constable.
Most recreational users get their drugs from 'social suppliers'. Law enforcement should concentrate on organised crime instead.