Local efforts and federal laws are softening the macho culture and opening up new avenues for cops to ask for help.
As murder rates rise in Detroit, doctors at a local hospital are working to keep shooting victims from ending up back in the ER.
Advocates see the plan, which forbids police officers from racial profiling, as “one of the best in the country.”
The new technology aims to make it easier for women to report incidents of sexual harassment and violence.
Female officers in Seattle are being paired with refugee women new to their city. Now, both groups say they understand each other better.
The police department's once-lauded pacification program appears to be unraveling.
Sunnyvale doesn't have much of a gun violence problem. But the NRA is worried anyway.
Educating an inmate reduces their odds of recidivism by 43 percent.
Could better software change how police departments find fugitives?
There's a lot we still need to know about the strategic decisions that led authorities to shut down Boston for a manhunt.
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.
As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
Officials in Wilkes-Barre say their $3 million surveillance system was worth every penny. Then again, they didn't have to pay for it
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work
Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?