It's time to talk about police in Nigeria and the issues around special forces.
Higher education can help empower students to take an active role in public safety. Here are several ways to do it.
Pepper spray uses a chemical called capsaicin. It’s the same compound that makes chillies hot, but in a more intense, weaponised form.
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
As a police officer, I was involved in many pursuits, investigated serious accidents and later became a researcher. Here’s what I’ve learned about how police make decisions in a pursuit.
Poor supervision, poor training, and unfair treatment of lower-ranked officers make misconduct more likely to happen among Ghana’s police force.
The use of bodycams promised to settle disputes about what really happens in police interactions with civilians. But they might not, because of both human and technological limitations.
The deployments of SWAT teams by public police for routine police activities have risen in major Canadian cities. This militarization will likely fall disproportionately on those from minority groups.