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Law Enforcement

  1. policing
    You Can’t Vote Out the PoliceThe problem of the police riot goes beyond partisan and even electoral remedies.
  2. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
  3. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  4. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  5. what's past is prologue
    Trump Is Reviving the Disgraceful Legacy of ‘Law-and-Order’ PoliticsTrump’s rhetoric echos Nixon and Reagan — but unlike his predecessors, he’s incapable of posing as a force for unity as well as repression.
  6. police brutality
    America’s Most Resilient InstitutionThe coronavirus hasn’t stopped law enforcement from beating and killing unarmed people.
  7. nypd
    NYC Prosecutors Keep Lists of Police Officers Who Lie Too MuchThere’s no indication that these officers have had their other policing duties restricted.
  8. policing
    LAPD Is Falsely Labeling People As Gang Members. It’s Part of a Bigger Crisis.LAPD officers’ falsely labeling people as gang members reveals a bigger problem: It doesn’t take much to get yourself added to a gang database.
  9. health care
    How America’s Health-Care System Makes Mass Incarceration WorseA report from AL.com and ProPublica unearths disturbing practices in Alabama.
  10. police shootings
    If Amber Guyger Is Reasonable, Who Isn’t?The former Dallas police officer’s absurd defense for killing Botham Jean in his own apartment.
  11. policing
    Officer Suspended After Arresting First-Grader. His Behavior Fits a Pattern.Black children in schools are subjected to police involvement at alarming rates.
  12. Trump Lauds Cops, Rips Immigrants and Media in Speech to FBIDespite his criticism of the Bureau, Trump received a warm welcome.
  13. harvey weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein Is Being Investigated by the LAPD Over a Rape AccusationThe allegations could lead to criminal charges.
  14. law enforcement
    The Police Official Who Fought Racism and Sexism on the Job“When I first come on in the ’80s, sexual harassment, oh man, it was rampant.”
  15. small town america
    Dave Chappelle Visited His Town Council to Discuss Police-Tasing Incident“Now we’re being policed by what feels like an alien force.”
  16. law enforcement
    Police Seizing More Money Than Ever “[Eighty-seven percent] of the time the conviction appears to be irrelevant”
  17. law enforcement
    Is Junk Science Helping Cops Get Away With Unjustified Shootings?Meet the psychologist the Justice Department is calling out for shaky research — even as it pays him.
  18. police
    Video: The Texas Traffic Stop That Ended With a Woman’s Death in JailThe family of Sandra Bland wants the Justice Department to get involved. 
  19. mental illness
    Police Are Killing a Lot of Mentally Ill PeopleAnd sometimes, the way they approach a distraught person escalates the situation instantly.
  20. The Supreme Court Decided Its First Cop-Shooting Case Since Ferguson. Cops Won.The Court gave no allowances for the mentally ill. 
  21. manhunt
    The Fugitive in the Pennsylvania WoodsHow has the survivalist who shot two state troopers avoided capture during a month-long manhunt?
  22. law enforcement
    How Militarizing Police Can Increase ViolenceFerguson is part of a dangerous nationwide experiment.
  23. male gaze
    Here Is San Francisco’s Hottest Cop “They call me ‘Castro’s Finest.’”
  24. troubled starlets
    Amanda Bynes Placed on Psychiatric HoldSame one they used on Britney.
  25. doing right by occupy
    Dept. of Homeland Security Hopes to Be Anti-NYPD When It Comes to Domestic SurveillanceBut there are allegations that the agency targeted political speech online.
  26. bureaucracy
    Protest, and a Hunger Strike, Over Haitian Immigrant Deported 24 Years LaterNo explanation is being given for why Jean Montrevil, father of four, will be sent back to Haiti.