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.
Nearly every single community member speaking at recent hearing on stop-and-frisk opposed the NYPD’s controversial policy.
While Mayor Bloomberg and Ray Kelly defend stop-and-frisk, a damning video is fueling the fight for police accountability in New York City.
Council members demanded answers from Mayor Bloomberg's representative just one day after a video released by The Nation documented an abusive stop.