Police don’t have the resources to check vaccine certificates at public venues – and it could also erode public trust in the institution.
The names of the dead.
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Research found that police officers killed more than 30,000 people from 1980 to 2018 – 17,000 more than official federal data suggests.
What role did the pandemic play in the hike in murders in 2020?
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FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
Parents of abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School wail in Kaduna, Nigeria.
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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.
Campus police have been accused of biased practices.
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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.
Police remove encampment supporters as they clear Lamport Stadium Park encampment in Toronto on July 21, 2021.
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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.
Shelter-in-place measures have made it more difficult for victims of domestic violence to escape from their abusers.
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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.
Structural racism in media is deeply embedded, and resolving it will require frank discussions.
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.
A big driver of rising police pay across the United States is overtime for managing protests, political rallies and other public events.
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Despite growing public criticism over how much counties, cities and towns spend on policing, many are increasing officer pay.
A group of policemen in Marseille, France, pass in front of a bus shelter featuring a poster from the television series ‘Paris Police 1900’.
The classic cop show is now a problematic genre, but if it can change, then perhaps real world policing can too.
The actions of a Crow Nation police officer were in question at the Supreme Court.
A defendant who is not a Native American claimed tribal police had no power over him, even on tribal land. The Supreme Court disagreed.
The SWAT team of Ghana’s national security ministry.
Ghanians fear that the country's security services still bear the hallmarks of bad old practices.
Attacks on police officers have dire consequences for the security and wellbeing of Nigerians.
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Attacks on police officers and their stations can damage police legitimacy in Nigeria
Seeing through walls has long been a staple of comics and science fiction. Something like it could soon be a reality.
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The murky blobs visible with today’s wall-penetrating radar could soon give way to detailed images of people and things on the other side of a wall – and even measure people’s breathing and heart rate.
Police see some difficult scenes; body cameras can record those and make them public.
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Police body cameras have the potential to make private details about people’s lives, including some of the most stressful experiences of their lives, public and easily accessible online
Police clear a homeless camp in Montréal’s east end May 3, 2021.
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A key component in any planning around encampments is the voice of people with lived experience. It is clear the go-to response of policing is not working.
When local law enforcement agencies get military surplus equipment, like armored vehicles, local sheriffs are more likely to get reelected.
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Sheriffs in less populated counties got bigger boosts from military surplus than sheriffs in more populated counties.
Governments seem deeply committed to body-worn cameras for police, and there is a strong argument for them in providing evidence. But there needs to be more effective regulation of their use.