The continued reliance on outdated indicators of police performance reinforce conventional ideas of police sustainability rather than align with the concerns of “defund the police” advocates.
In the past year, black people were seven times more likely to be stopped and searched than white people.
Police officers are tasked with summarising accounts of violent incidents. And the language they use is extremely important.
Here’s what the Australian Federal Police’s new campaign gets wrong.
Minneapolis residents voted 56% to 44% against an amendment that would have transformed the city’s police. The reasons they did so are complicated, an expert writes.
In recent years, Indigenous land defenders have lived under increasing police and state surveillance while far-right, conspiratorial movements have not.
Mass data collection and surveillance have become ubiquitous. For marginalized communities, the stakes of having their privacy violated are high.
Once analysts gain access to our private data, they can use that information to influence and alter our behaviour and choices. If you’re marginalized in some way, the consequences are worse.
The terrible murder of a British woman is a clear example of how our behaviour at work can be linked to violence against women.
Police don’t have the resources to check vaccine certificates at public venues – and it could also erode public trust in the institution.
Research found that police officers killed more than 30,000 people from 1980 to 2018 – 17,000 more than official federal data suggests.
FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
Understanding what drives conflict, and tension, is the starting point for developing paths to peace.
Plans have been made for the AI-based program to begin trials before the year ends. But it raises serious questions about the role of police in preventing domestic violence.
As college students seek reform of campus police, a scholar outlines five issues that warrant the most attention.
The UK government is granting sweeping powers to officers to search people without reasonable suspicion they’ve committed a crime.
A year after historic protests for police reform, it’s clear that the Toronto Police aren’t sincere about changing how they treat historically over-policed and criminalized communities.
A change in how witnesses, victims and authorities respond to domestic violence reports paired with limited social services placed victims in a vulnerable position during the pandemic.
Existing racism and implicit bias in Canadian media downplayed the terrorist attack by a white accused while exaggerating and staying silent on the reasons behind a hit-and-run by Muslim teens.
Despite growing public criticism over how much counties, cities and towns spend on policing, many are increasing officer pay.