New research shows police budgets have continued to increase in all major Canadian cities in the aftermath of the defund the police movement.
Arrest of student who got in dispute with professor raises questions about the role of campus police.
Civil liberties groups in the UK and elsewhere want to stop the police from using this technology altogether, but that’s going too far.
Some US law enforcement agencies are using a commercial app that tracks people all day long via their phones – without a court order or oversight.
A community centred approach is key to making headway in the battle against illegal mining
Private companies and public authorities are beginning to implement facial recognition technology, even without rules to govern what they can do.
Putting guns in the hands of schoolteachers is a popular idea among gun-owners and conservatives, but research suggests it may pose more problems than it solves.
Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. Now that abortion may become illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.
Paedophile hunting follows the archetype of the ‘hero’s journey’.
The continued reliance on outdated indicators of police performance reinforce conventional ideas of police sustainability rather than align with the concerns of “defund the police” advocates.
Three men who pursued a black jogger who died of a shotgun wound in the confrontation claim they were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
Sweeping police powers for online surveillance and hacking raise concerns over privacy and security.
Firefighters are hailed as heroes and pillars of strength, bravery and courage. But the daily stressors and traumas of their jobs take a heavy emotional toll that largely goes unnoticed by the public.
As college students seek reform of campus police, a scholar outlines five issues that warrant the most attention.
South Africa can’t possibly remain the same country in the aftermath of this mayhem. There are just too many storms ahead to simply continue unchanged.
Despite growing public criticism over how much counties, cities and towns spend on policing, many are increasing officer pay.
Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.
Far-right activists and white supremacists may choose to create what they call their “1776 moment” closer to home.
The story of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement shows just how durable law enforcement institutions are – and why the road to reform goes straight uphill.