Despite the growth in darknet drug trading in Australia, there are important reasons why it is less harmful than street drug dealing.
But can they improve pupils' behaviour?
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.
Some people have a remarkable aptitude for recognising a face – are you one of them?
Body-worn cameras may seem to be a boost for policing and criminal justice, but they raise a host of issues around admissibility, privacy and fairrness.
While potentially helpful in resolving extraordinary cases, an over-reliance on CCTV images to tell 'the truth' risks perpetuating certain myths regarding violence against women.
Cases of homicide by falling are rare. But the Gable Tostee case is not the first instance of a fall from a building causing death being linked to criminal conduct.
A domestic violence disclosure scheme does not in itself assist people to achieve safety from an abusive partnership.
The controversy over Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem isn’t a watershed moment. It's only the latest chapter in a long history of people trying to control how black people behave.
Clashes between student protesters and armed security (whether public or private) compel South Africans to consider the role of use of force in the context of protests.
Protest movements become radicalised by two factors: escalating policing and competitive escalation between political adversaries and other protesting groups.
A scholar of visual culture sees a transition happening online as the alt-right reinterprets images of police shootings to push back against the gains made by Black Lives Matter.
Protests erupted against the killing of black men by police in Tulsa and Charlotte. This roundup looks at research on racial violence and explains where there might be potential solutions.
What will Queensland's new laws to combat the bikie 'menace' actually achieve?
Violent cops are just playing by the rules American society has created for them. It's time to change the rules.
To say a workplace problem is systemic means that its underlying causes are deeply embedded in the structures and everyday practices of an organisation.
No federal database provides reliable info on deaths that occur in police custody. It’s the same situation in 48 states. But now California and Texas are offering new models of accountability.
The main criticism leveled at the body that oversees the work of South Africa's elite police unit, the Hawks, is that it lacks the power to initiate investigations, making it ineffective.
The Baltimore Police Department is found to have violated the civil rights of poor blacks. A historian explains why those findings are eerily similar to how the city treated blacks in the 1800s.