Evidence from NYC shows that stop-and-frisk policing leads to greater mistrust of police and more racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
Stopping someone against their will can be false imprisonment or even kidnapping. There are laws that determine who is acting as a hero and who is acting as a vigilante.
Predictive policing has been a bust. The Department of Justice nurtured the technology from researchers’ minds to corporate production lines and into the hands of police departments.
In a bid to reduce violent crime, the city’s new mayor is calling for a revitalization of a controversial practice the police department had mostly abandoned.
This isn’t the first time that US authorities have criminalized civil disobedience or framed grassroots organizing as a conspiracy.
The food theft crisis is framed as a threat to paying customers. This furthers the divide between those who can still afford groceries and those who cannot.
The security situation in Haiti must change – but another UN intervention may not be the way this happens.
Despite public calls to defund the police in 2020, the budgets of Canadian police forces have continued to rise.
Community police officers are important for maintaining trust in police.
There are plenty of valuable parallels to be drawn from the Good Friday peace process that might be applied to Braverman’s thinking on protests. But she instead chose to inflame tensions.
The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has handed down a damning report into an unlawful policing strategy. It’s the latest example of First Nations children being over-policed.
The ABC Four Corners episode ‘Guarded’ shows an increase of private policing and security in the Northern Territory. These privatised security measures need legislation to ensure community safety.
New research shows that not only is the use of drug detection dogs ineffective, it may in fact increase the risk of drug-related harm.
Front-line workers who support unhoused people say far from being a form of support, mixed police squads add a layer of surveillance and harassment.
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.