A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The DoD has distributed everything from "extreme cold weather drawers" to San Diego police to grenade launchers to cops in a small Iowa county.
There are six different agencies involved now. What could go wrong?
The question of whether police officers should live in the communities they patrol has a long and contentious history.
The atmosphere in the St. Louis suburb went from peaceful to tense early Wednesday morning.
A new study shows that passport officials are pretty bad at catching fraudulent photo users.
The city of Ferguson should get press cameras back into the air and name badges back onto officers.
There's a clear racial divide on faith in official inquiries regarding Michael Brown's shooting.
It's time for leaders in Missouri to start flexing muscle where it can make a difference: in the political structure of St. Louis.
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.