A new study finds that the program has failed to prevent gun violence, but has helped identify perpetrators retroactively.
The department has been using technology developed for Iraq war operations on the city since January, and failed to tell the public.
BART is installing a new kind of anti-pee floor coating, as well as a “bacteria-eating enzyme misting system.”
Governor Terry McAuliffe just made it possible for 13,000 former felons to vote. Will they actually be able to?
The Department of Justice plans to phase out private prisons. Too bad this won’t affect the civil detention centers that are run by the same for-profit companies.
What started as a protest over campus-carry gun laws at the University of Texas at Austin has exploded into a college culture war.
CrimeRadar is the world’s first publicly available crime-forecasting tool based on open-access data. But will it work?
In her new book, the sociologist Carla Shedd explores how kids' perceptions are influenced by the city’s hyper-racial segregation and carceral school policies.
Immigration agents are forbidden from conducting operations in “sensitive locations.” But recents raids appear to defy the policy.
The new six-part series is a testament to both the social limitations and successes of hip hop.
The unrest in Milwaukee cannot be separated from the historic mass incarceration of black residents there and across Wisconsin.
Months before this weekend’s protests, the city’s mayor and police chief sought out a voluntary review from the U.S. Department of Justice.
It does not help the health of birds to paint them orange.
A successful template for providing meaningful protection to black voting rights already could work to hold police departments accountable.
“It is now green mulch,” say the cops.
Near Paris, the suspicious death in police custody of Adama Traore spawns a French Black Lives Matter movement.
Mayor de Blasio’s proposed “ban” on kindergarten suspensions may not be a ban at all.
A Department of Justice audit of the city's police department shows a disturbing culture of racism among the force.