Establishing specialist women’s police stations has been suggested as a solution to violence against women in Australia. However research does not cover racial and gender inclusion in this policing.
Incarceration Nation has the potential to shake the very core of your understanding of what it means to be Blak on this continent.
Instead of any attempt to address the root causes, the main response to riots in London and other cities was to penalise protest.
The conviction of police officer Benjamin Monk for the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson is a very rare case.
The classic cop show is now a problematic genre, but if it can change, then perhaps real world policing can too.
New research confirms that unfair police treatment is psychologically damaging and that the consequences are decidedly worse for certain racial and ethnic groups.
Colonial police organisations used similar arguments to uphold their power as were heard in the trial of George Floyd’s murderer.
Video evidence can be powerful at a trial – but it does not always lead to a fair rendering of justice.
In the wake of the conviction of the police officer who killed George Floyd, recent court decisions against what’s known as “qualified immunity” are promising.
We need to clarify the role of the police, to promote a more justice-oriented style of police leadership and to put in place long-term mechanisms of accountability to support and sustain change.
South Africans deserve a fuller picture of the extent of police brutality, and the level of accountability, especially when people die at the hands of police.
Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
Uganda must overhaul its national legal framework on the use of force and firearms during law enforcement.
The story of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement shows just how durable law enforcement institutions are – and why the road to reform goes straight uphill.
On Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, it’s time to challenge the revictimization of victims of domestic violence by aggressive police action.
There are individual activists and political groupings who believe violent action is legitimate and use the circumstances to actively drive such behaviour.
Reforming the police is possible, but it depends on applying pressure on politicians.
The protests carried on for days and continue to simmer in a country whose social fabric has been torn by toxic masculinity and a violent colonial past.
It's time to talk about police in Nigeria and the issues around special forces.
Demonstrations by Macedonian villagers in the 1980s, which helped spark the end of Communist rule in the former Yugoslavia, hold vital lessons for Americans peacefully protesting for police reform.