Victoria's family violence system unintentionally protects male perpetrators by making them invisible and providing opportunities for them to avoid responsibility.
A report by a taskforce reviewing Queensland's anti-bikie laws is a step in the right direction for dealing with organised crime as a whole, rather than just focusing on one small sub-group.
How easy is it to recognise a suspect from a CCTV image?
Belgian police have done little to win hearts and minds in this neighbourhood.
The U.S. Supreme Court has never answered this question. Here's what the lower courts have said.
Research shows hand gestures used in the right way can help implant false memories, with serious implications for police interviews.
Drones are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies around the world, but this raises some issues around privacy and regulation.
How many more black people need to die at the hands of the criminal justice system?
Putting CCTV in all UK care homes would be a breach of residents privacy and could have serious ramifications for the rest of society.
Drones can be plucked out of the sky but it's easier to disable them with a signal from the ground.
Innocent people do confess to terrible crimes they had nothing to do with. Psychologists are investigating factors that contribute to false confession – including how well-rested a suspect feels.
While the unacceptably high rate of police murders in South Africa attracts much media coverage, the bigger problem of suicide among police receives little focus.
The Met's fingerprints are all over the havoc a few hundred miles north.
Police are important, but not sufficient, in the crime-reduction effort. I have enormous faith in their abilities, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we need more of them.
After years of cuts, some communities are hiring their own bobbies. That has serious implications for everyone else.
Even as Ferguson and the US Justice seek to reform that city's police department, a scholar says more than body cams and procedural shifts are needed to reform law enforcement abuse of power.
Sexual harassment is a persistent and damaging problem in many Australian workplaces. But why does it appear to be an entrenched feature of some organisational settings more than others?
In Indonesia, a culture that views policewomen as lesser officers than their male counterpart still prevails.
To tackle the ice problem, the government must learn from experience and avoid adopting a blinkered law enforcement approach.
Part one of the ABC's Hitting Home provides an insight into the work of those responding to domestic violence on the front line – including police, courts, refuges, and a specialist forensic unit.