That's not what happened in Oakland Wednesday, when an outed officer drew his gun on demonstrators and press.
In two cities, police have treated #BlackLivesMatter protesters as citizens to be protected, not threats to be confronted. We should demand the same all over.
A civic engagement project wants working-class Cairenes to know that the superhero understands life in their city can be tough.
Fears that new buses and trains will bring "unsavory people" persist, despite evidence to the contrary.
During Art Basel, a tagger called Demz was run down by police protecting street-art fans from street artists. His death has more than one connection to Eric Garner's.
The destroyed building was to be the latest mega-complex by a detested local developer.
The past weeks have seen the largest number of Americans taking to the streets since the Occupy and Iraq War protests. But what really sets these ongoing actions apart is that they are in so many cities—and spread out across them.
Pretty bad, according to a report from the Justice Department.
A collection of newly digitized ordinances from the 17th-century settlement that would become New York City reveals a riotous city full of crime, trash, and “insolent practices with sad accidents of bodily injury.”
Of $735 million in damages collected between 2006 and 2011, officers paid less than .02 percent.
These are the crucial policy debates every U.S. law enforcement agency needs to be having, right now.
Even legal experts are astounded by the grand jury's decision not to indict a New York City police officer for the killing of Eric Garner.
A skateboard is not a very good getaway vehicle.
It depends on what the end goals are.
By stirring pride in Ecuador's history, the tour group Quito Eterno contributed to the revival of its capital city.
A second night of demonstrations following the Ferguson grand jury decision looks a bit like a nationwide effort to stall traffic.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
Female officers in Seattle are being paired with refugee women new to their city. Now, both groups say they understand each other better.