A demonstration outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on March 29, 2021, the day Derek Chauvin’s trial began on charges he murdered George Floyd.
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There’s a divergence in how a trial is conducted, what rules govern it – and the larger issue of racial justice. That divergence affects the legitimacy of any verdict.
Does college hold the answer to police violence?
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When it comes to making law enforcement professionals less likely to resort to use of force, higher education goes a long way, research shows.
Uriah Davis, left, a graduate student at Oklahoma State University, spoke to Police Chief Jeff Watts outside the Stillwater Police Department in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on June 3, 2020.
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Higher education can help empower students to take an active role in public safety. Here are several ways to do it.
For police officers, building trust is a key part of their job.
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Some school districts are starting to remove police. A team of researchers explains why that could be a welcome trend.
Uganda’s security officials have been known to use too much force when dealing with crowds.
Uganda's police have powers to use excessive force on citizens.
Opposing demonstrators at a marriage-equality rally in front of the US Supreme Court in April 2015.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today’s world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Victims of violence by U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti say that the agency has neither investigated nor offered recompense for deaths and injuries that occurred during anti-gang raids.
On the eve of its departure from Haiti after a 13-year stabilization effort, the UN faces accusations that its troops used excessive force to fight gangs, killing innocent bystanders.
Will small video cams like this keep police honest?
Michael Brown’s recent shooting death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson illustrates the pressing importance of digitally documenting police activity, while Eric Garner’s case illustrates the limits…