Before you start singing "I'm Proud to Be an American" this Fourth of July, take a look at how the international community views the good ol' US of A.
I'm a small Asian-American woman who's been treated like a "suspicious person" more times than I can count, and it's left me with unshakable paranoia around cops.
The whole thing ended with a kiss on the cop's neck, a love tap to his badge, and a reminder that some police officers are real human beings with real emotions.
Richard Matt, the one with the freakishly enormous dick, may have died while drunk on "grape liquor." His accomplice, David Sweat, was taken into custody after being shot on Sunday.
A look back at some historical court cases involving people cursing at cops.
Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
"A detective slapping a completely innocent female in the face for bumping into him, coming out of a corner chicken store."
I don't get it, what's to love? The institutional racism or the unaccountable violence?
Social media activists are up in arms over the fact that the alleged church shooter was given Burger King to eat and escorted from a police station in a bulletproof vest.
One officer was knocked out as people threw bricks at police who were helping the UK Border Agency round up an immigrant in London.
On the outskirts of Sydney, the NSW Police have their very own Breaking Bad setup.
The manager of the museum it was snatched from says she's sure the rare rock is in the hands of a meteorite fanatic, and she's losing hope of getting it back.
In Colorado, the state legislature and ACLU chapter have pioneered legislation and new technology to expand citizens' ability to film cops. But will that lead to fewer brutality incidents?
Last year, a stranger locked me in my apartment and told me I was going to die.
"The police, they don't care as long as it's mushrooms. Anything else and you are in big trouble, son."
The Met won't confirm or deny whether they're behind the fake phone masts grabbing information from Londoners' phones, meaning we have no idea whether the tech is being used responsibly.
While researching the pro-ana community for an article, I stumbled across some evidence that these forums have become a hunting ground for sexual predators.
The small Scottish town of Kirkcaldy has been rocked by unanswered questions about the death of Sheku Bayoh.
A video of officers being aggressive with some African-American teens in a Dallas suburb has ignited yet another controversy about policing and race.
The Met: Policing London put the burden of responsibility on the black community and its "suspicion" of the police, ignoring the UK's culture of institutionalized racism.
The 22-year-old from the Bronx committed suicide this weekend after spending three years in jail—even though he was never convicted of a crime.
"Sometimes regular civilians are less intimidating than a police officer. I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself."
The teenager was going for a joyride with her friends when she was shot and killed this past January.
Last week, Sergeant Larry Rice responded to a call about a loose pig. The rest is history.