Nation Topics - Police and Law Enforcement
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Reliance on the criminal justice system as the primary solution to intimate partner violence is a long-standing point of debate in the movement to end it.
There ought to be a response to violence besides callous indifference and total social warfare.
At the same time that Brooklyn residents poured into the streets over the killing of Kimani Gray, NYPD officers took the stand to describe the department's racist tactics.
Collecting DNA upon arrest can identify the guilty and exonerate the innocent. But it also amounts to an expanding racial dragnet.
The LAPD is supposed to have cleaned up its act under the tenure of Police Chief Charlie Beck. But his record is rife with denials and whitewashes.
News stories that followed the NYPD’s killing of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy show how we criminalize people based on race and geography.
The department’s emphasis on numbers and the union's cooperation has led to millions of suspicion-less stop-and-frisks.
A new report by civil liberties groups reveals self-censorship and decreased participation in community groups as a result of police hounding.
The government says he is a terrorist. But his conversations with undercover police tell a different story.
The unwinnable war transforms a freedom-loving republic into a freedom-fearing national security state.