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.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.
Tragic and violent events are increasingly being live streamed to the world. Are we learning something from these graphic visuals – or are we wallowing in voyeurism and confirming our prejudices?
The gap between American police departments and the black communities they’re meant to protect is huge – but it can be closed.
The current debate over the right to bear arms versus regulation is at a stalemate, but a new dialogue that focuses on the social burden of firearms might provide a new way forward.
An unfinished crime novel was a strange portent of recent events in Dallas.
The reforms today’s police departments desperately need were set out five decades ago.
Technology poses a challenge to how we treat suspects and police society.
For 50 years, we have worked to make U.S. police more diverse and less intrusive. Why haven’t we made more progress?
The shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas are a tragic reminder of the dangers that police face. They pay a price in mental and physical health.