Black youth felt their age and inexperience were often disregarded by police officers who held them wholly responsible for knowing and abiding by the law.
Research finds that police officers engage in discriminatory behaviours towards 2SLGBTQ+ survivors of intimate partner violence.
Integrated offender management is a better way of dealing with shoplifters than prison.
The attempted murder of an off-duty officer just a few months ago is clear evidence of what can happen when the personal information of PSNI staff becomes public.
At a time when Americans celebrated their nation’s independence, it’s clear not every American enjoys the same constitutional rights.
I’ve interviewed disaffected people across French suburbs. Their anger has been mounting for years.
The scandal and its aftermath point to a systemic failure of police accountability. Such failure is fertile soil for police corruption and makes a repeat of the scandal entirely possible.
A new study finds sample episodes of the recently cancelled Police Ten 7 TV show disproportionately featured Māori and Pasifika suspects or offenders. It also under-represented Polynesian officers.
A Scottish pilot will see rape trials conducted without juries in what could set a dangerous precedent.
Crimestoppers was originally founded in 1988 and now receives more than half a million reports each year.
The Stephen Lawrence inquiry and subsequent Macpherson Report led to changes in how police deal with the family of murder victims.
Alternatives to violent policing already exist in the daily practices of Nairobi residents who don’t depend on the police for safety.
CCTV is a popular form of digital evidence but it can be unreliable and problematic.
Interviews with women officers show the extent of misogynistic culture within police forces.
Brenda Lucki’s retirement will change the person in charge of the RCMP. But the organization’s deeper structural problems cannot be fixed with a change at the top.
Jurors can perceive events in a video in different ways – one of which depends on how the evidence is presented in court, a media scholar explains.
President Biden outlined his achievements in key policy areas and sketched out his plans for the rest of his term in office.
Police departments have faced recruitment and retention problems since the 2020 George Floyd protests. It has meant some agencies have had to lower standards to attract new officers.
The case of Tyre Nichols highlights how traffic stops can turn deadly. Traffic stops are also prone to racial bias, can break down community trust in police and yield few results, research shows.
The officers charged in the murder of a Black man in Memphis, Tenn., were part of the elite SCORPION squad. Such units have an ugly history.