An interactive map takes down D.C.'s urban legends. Expanded, it could offer a hyperlocal look at the lore of cities across the country.
The dilemma with letting cops choose what to turn over—or releasing everything they see.
But you probably shouldn't do that, says the artist making them.
The result: footage so arresting it should be prescribed as a diuretic.
Citizens want details on crime in their neighborhoods, and law enforcement agencies are giving it to them. But there is such a thing as too much information.
The city's "scarlet letter" system joins a long line of policies designed to embarrass. But do they work?
Whether you can safely help a stranger during a crisis largely depends on where you live.
The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
Even after widespread protests over police brutality and racial profiling, a majority of the public thinks cops are doing well "protecting the safety and rights of minorities."
How a sense of community can help stop a bullet.
Neither country can afford to let the recent attacks in Paris distort the policy debate on the role of law enforcement.
Acclaimed Dallas chef Chad Houser opens a permanent home for Café Momentum, giving on-the-job training to young offenders.
Scientists are pointing the finger at a giant music festival.
A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.
A recent survey of retired New York City police officers suggests the department's culture has shifted toward data manipulation.
With a manhunt still underway, the city's usual bustle has been replaced with a sense of shock and heightened security.
The virtual work stoppage unfolding in New York City illustrates one of several ways that powerful police unions can threaten public safety as they seek political leverage.
A perceived uptick in violent crime has the French Quarter begging for more police.
A new report shows that the number of annual shooting deaths of American police officers has increased.