Seven police and sheriff's departments that have proven they won't hesitate to wreck your life.
Sheriff Arvin West doesn't have time for dumb marijuana laws.
The police department in New Hampshire wants an armored personnel carrier. Residents don't.
In other toilet news, Juggalo porta-potties are disgusting, a Japanese toilet is hackable, and a man allegedly bombs a gas-station commode with a skunk.
Rhino horns in Vietnam, elephant tusks in Africa, turtles in Thailand, and drugs and dirty money just about everywhere.
Vehicles can do great damage, yet when people drive aggressively or vengefully, the destruction is often dismissed as "an accident."
Hard proof that there's no relationship between housing vouchers and higher crime at the city level or in the suburbs.
Could better software change how police departments find fugitives?
Turns out they actually make excellent guards against approaching strangers since outsiders cannot calm them into silence.
How an idea borrowed from the environmental movement could help narrow racial disparities in the prison system.
A few social media norms the department should be prepared to address.
For starters, they have fewer prospects for moving anywhere else.
The City Council passed a policy to severely curtail the practice.
How we can reduce crime, increase economic mobility, boost college graduation rates, and give communities more tax revenue, all at the same time.
Crime was up in 2012, but it's not a sign darker days are coming.
Two national magazines take on dissecting the city in the same week. Who wrote it best?
25 people were shot in just 48 hours last weekend, bringing the yearly figure to 440 shootings — with six more fatalities.
Measures that have been empirically proven to effectively lower crime and reduce the costs associated with it.
There are reasons why places like Boston have tended to think of themselves as relatively safe compared to say, New Orleans.