Police officers face dangerous situations every day, and many suffer trauma as a result.
If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.
When professional athletes refuse to play, they engage in activism that can't be co-opted by team owners and corporate sponsors.
Kenosha is the latest US city to see federal agents patrolling its protests. History suggests that supplanting the local police with a militarized national force rarely works out well.
Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men's life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies health gaps explains.
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
Police are almost always the first responders in cases of mental health crisis. Too often these encounters turn bad, even deadly. But police were never meant to be in charge of US mental health care.
According to a new study, about 52 of every 100,000 men and boys, and about 3 of every 100,000 women and girls, are killed by police in the US.
A new project looks at the race of on-duty police officers and civilians involved in 917 fatal shootings in 2015.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
Does it make sense to compare the percentage of black Americans shot by police to the percentage of black Americans in the population? A new analysis suggests a different way of looking at the data.
Scholarship in organizational psychology has shown that when employee morale is low, it can result in poorer performance. A new study finds this may be true for some police officers.
Data on Dallas police shootings, including incidents when police choose not to shoot, shows that race is not a significant factor.
Research on implicit bias, machismo and community relations may shed light on what drives police-citizen violence.
In Australia, far fewer people are killed by police firearms than in the US – there are clear ways to ensure we never go down that path.
Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’ will be remembered among the first films to use horror as a form of political critique.
Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state's past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
The shooting of yet another black American by police in North Carolina ignited a tinderbox of deep anger and resentment.
Protests erupted against the killing of black men by police in Tulsa and Charlotte. This roundup looks at research on racial violence and explains where there might be potential solutions.
The role of police is being questioned as never before. In addition to facing increased media scrutiny, officers are being killed. What is the effect on their well-being and, in turn, on ours?