Uniforms have influenced interactions between cops and citizens since the start of American policing.
Police officers in San Diego have started wearing body cameras, but the department routinely denies requests for the video.
Their communities won't forget—and the rest of the country shouldn't, either.
Four "solution-focused" siblings are launching Five-O, an app to share and rate experiences with law enforcement.
As the Justice Department probes the police crisis in Ferguson, leaders must also look at racial biases in the probation system.
There's no shortage of examples of militarized U.S. policing gone wrong in recent years.
Hundreds of demonstrators in dozens of cities marched for the memory of Michael Brown and other young black men whose lives were cut short.
Every geotagged tweet about #Ferguson, which shows the speed of global news today.
The names of African American men shot by police each week rarely make the news, but their ever-mounting numbers show how urgently reform is needed.
Vets are taking to social media to argue that police need military-level de-escalation training to go with all that war gear.
Journalists and citizens have a right to record law-enforcement officers. But should we require police to record themselves?
What's being described as a "riot" is looking a lot more like an occupation.
Communism, drug trafficking, arson—Spreepark saw it all.
SWAT teams, riot gear, armored vehicles, and other super-sized police equipment and tactics are spreading into smaller spaces and conflicts.
Cities with high homicide rates share a major demographic trait. But we don't know nearly enough about how it works.
In New York's Brownsville community, a large-scale art project aims to do more than just beautify.
In the modern city, criminality meets multimodality.
A new report from the ACLU shows how U.S. law-enforcement agencies are prosecuting an increasingly militarized War on Drugs, especially in majority-minority communities.
Police in the nation's capital have an ugly history with the transgender and sex worker communities, but there are signs that's changing.