A landmark report in 1999 concluded that the police were institutionally racist, but the new action plan fails to acknowledge it.
The large budgets allotted for urban policing must be reconsidered so that communities can explore safer alternatives.
Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion have vowed to strike at the fossil fuel industry.
Statistics on rape and sexual assault show an abysmal prosecution rate, and that cases can drag on for years.
Perceptions that South African police treat people disrespectfully, lack impartiality or transparency, and are prone to brutality
undermine public confidence in them.
Suggesting jail or prison is appealing because it is tangible and the process is familiar, but we must ask what is a better, effective and safe way to de-escalate potentially violent situations.
Participants in the “freedom convoy” have been allowed to carry on with minimal police and state interference in contrast to how Black and Indigenous protesters have been treated in the past.
Police in Ottawa and other Canadian cities have been community-focused and protected the enshrined right to protest amid the ‘freedom convoy,’ but now must stand up for law and order for everyone.
With the occupation of parliament grounds entering its second week, police walk a thin blue line between enforcing the law and not inflaming the situation.
The structural and cultural challenges that have long plagued the Met Police will take more than a new commissioner to solve.
As the July 2021 unrest and looting graphically showed, crime and lawlessness can debilitate and destroy government efforts to facilitate and support economic growth.
Reports of misogynistic behaviour by police and within their ranks have roots in workplace culture.
Our results suggest police location groups and pages on Facebook are helping drivers avoid detection for drug driving - with potentially fatal consequences.
There’s a continued necessity to develop the legal limits of police discretion, especially in advance of subsequent pandemic related restrictions that may occur.
The continued reliance on outdated indicators of police performance reinforce conventional ideas of police sustainability rather than align with the concerns of “defund the police” advocates.
Major crime investigations operate differently from everyday crime – they require teams to work together, quickly yet carefully, and thorough examination of information.
South Africa has a stringent pharmaceutical regulatory framework. But this framework is not backed by a strong implementation strategy.
Mounting evidence suggests the best way to interview an adult, even someone accused of child abduction, is to draw on the same principles that underpin child interviewing.
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.
The home secretary’s proposals are a step away from democracy.