Police

Gavin St. Ours

Prison Time for the Austin Tire Slasher

Police lock up perpetrator of hundreds, maybe thousands, of flat tires

Reuters

The 'Occupy' Protests and the Burden of the City

As cities like Oakland and Atlanta crack down, remember the vital civic role city centers play

Flickr user Kyle Taylor, Dream It. Do It. World Tour, under a Creative Commons license

Privatizing Police Work

A Minnesota town hires a private security firm to handle its police work

Eric Gaillard / Reuters

Mapping Where Crimes Are Likely to Occur, Before They Happen

Santa Cruz is testing a new system that attempts to predict likely locations of future crimes

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

Fighting Crime in an Era of Belt-Tightening

Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?