More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
Tough-on-crime models of policing students don't reduce youth crime, but community engagement programs for at-risk youth can be beneficial.
Police in Toronto say they've found the remains of at least six people in the midst of their investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. Here's what goes on in such investigations.
Stop and search contributes to marginalisation and has a corrosive impact on society.
In the wake of the MeToo and Time's Up movements, a new model of sexual consent is required – one that needs a clear and unequivocal yes from all parties.
The deployments of SWAT teams by public police for routine police activities have risen in major Canadian cities. This militarization will likely fall disproportionately on those from minority groups.
How our work with Indian police is helping women and girls find justice.
As the service becomes more professional and diverse, the less it can be influenced by boys' clubs.
A new breed of officers hold different views on what it means to be in the police.
Under recently announced Victoria Police changes, family violence will be investigated as major crime by specialised units.
Recent legal changes may not be enough to improve conditions in controversial police mental health detentions.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
Police sometimes misidentify victims as perpetrators – because the real perpetrator has misled them, or because the victim is not displaying "typical" behaviour.
Children as young as ten have been targeted for intensive policing under the NSW Police's secretive Suspect Targeting Management Plan.
Neither the spurious 'facts' about killings of police nor the supposedly 'colour-blind' logic of the backlash against Black Lives Matter hold up under scrutiny. Instead, they confirm its point.
The AWU case is not the first time the AFP has been embroiled in politics, nor will it be the last.
Slavery is a local issue – and stopping it requires a local approach.
DNA evidence has a profile which it might not deserve.
A few of the ways violence may create even more violence.
Australia has a reputation for swearing. Yet this sits at odds with laws that criminalise offensive words.