Sandra Bland’s death was preventable on multiple levels. A jail architect explains how design failed her nearly as badly as the police.
The city wants to curb public urination with paint that splashes back urine.
The costs of incarceration are concentrated in low-income, predominantly black communities in the city.
U.S. courts have made this clear again and again and again.
In a StoryCorps animation, Alex Landau recalls his harrowing experience being pulled over by Denver police.
Maybe New York's most infamous jail shouldn't bear the name of a 19th-century judge who sent free African Americans back into slavery.
In Baltimore, a social justice organization led by teens has begun training city police on how to better interact with the communities they serve.
Don't waste money policing public urinators—invest in public restrooms instead.
The place where the young Chicago woman was found dead in a jail cell has seen more than a century of racial violence and oppression.
The killing of an unarmed man in Gardena, California, and the weak rationale for suppressing dashboard cam footage of the encounter.
Tough new ordinances seek to seize the property of homeless people across the city. And there's likely more to come.
A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.
Including: “The fact that he states eleven times that he can’t breathe proves he was actually breathing.”
A recent Mississippi killing sounds a lot like Eric Garner’s.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, nearly went bankrupt. As Stephen Reed is charged with theft, bribery, corruption, and more, residents may now find out why.
The Fraternal Order of Police’s scathing report, issued hours before the commissioner was fired, suggests that Batts was following guidelines from the White House’s 21st Century Policing Task Force.
San Francisco has become an anti-immigration punching bag in the wake of a grisly killing. But there’s little evidence that the city’s sanctuary law was to blame.
The safety precaution would fit in with the city’s larger Vision Zero push.
A police chief explains.
The city is looking for backers to convert a former roach-infested youth jail into a mixed-use affordable housing complex.