Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.
According to feds, the former Dixon, Illinois, comptroller spent much of the $53 million she's accused of stealing on horses with names like "Packin' Jewels" and "Have Faith in Money."
Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
New research suggests that stores like Walmart may undermine the social capital of communities.
Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.
The latest study finds some links between crime and Section 8 housing in Chicago and Atlanta.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.
Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?
There haven't been any recorded homicides in the affluent Virginia county since 2009.
In an era of fewer resources, police could solve more crimes faster if they could leverage the Big Data long buried within their own departments.
The political scientist forever changed community policing and neighborhood safety practices.
There's outrage in New York City over how many drivers get away with killing people every year. Here's one idea to help save lives.
Some public transportation systems are using classical music to deter criminals — but does it work?
The 2010 bank-robbery flick finally gets the recognition it deserves with Boston's newest street corner, "The Town Take 2 Place."
A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.
The city's unique policing system is deeply rooted in its history.
Baltimore's program to mediate disagreements between gang members successfully prevents homicides