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.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
As the smoke (and tear gas) clears, the next legal steps for the Ferguson community may take place at the federal level.
Officer Darren Wilson was spared criminal charges in part because of significant contradictions in the testimony of bystanders who saw the Ferguson, Missouri, teen get shot and killed.
Ferguson's schools and children are the future's hope for racial justice. For today at least, that has been taken away.
Illegal! magazine allows its vendors to keep sales profits so they can buy drugs rather than stealing to fund their habits.
The grand jury's decision on Monday means Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Grouping female passengers into single cars underscores the idea that women can't use transit freely.
Demonstrations in nearly 100 cities will follow the grand jury announcement on officer Darren Wilson.