While NSW police figures show exceedingly low drug conviction rates, some say they target minorities and may even lead to higher instances of overdose.
The IPCC report into Duggan's death is yet another failure to protect a family that has lost a loved one at the hands of the police.
It's been nearly four years since the killing of Mark Duggan, and in some ways it feels as though we are even further from justice now than we were in August 2011.
Having a top-flight football league is a relatively new for Australia. But we do hooliganism like old pros.
Following a bizarre internal investigation, the South Florida cops are under fire from all sides.
While working for a newspaper it was my job to listen in on the parade of misery that kicked off every night.
UVA students are protesting after a black 20-year-old named Martese Johnson was aggressively arrested by Alcohol Beverage Control agents.
A decade after setting up a special unit to monitor the use of force by cops in Los Angeles, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is importing the idea to NYC.
For 15 years, San Francisco cops have had just one officer on the mental health beat, leaving her to conduct an uphill battle on the fringe of America's dire healthcare system.
Corned beef and cabbage were served on St. Patrick's Day every year I spent in prison, a testament to the racial politics of the prison-industrial complex.
It came along with a letter that read, "Living you took them from us! Living we want them back!!! May ghosts haunt you forever!"
Host Thomas Morton goes to an arms show during an examination of the militarization of America's police.
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
The cops' incredibly unprofessional behavior violated departmental rules, but apparently not enough for them to be pushed off the force.
It's unclear if the recent resignations will result in anything more than a bunch of headlines.
Detractors say the traditional drink is often abused, but others claim that it's an integral part of their culture.
Thomas Jackson's resignation is perhaps the most tangible effect so far of last week's scathing Justice Department report on racist policing practices in the Missouri city.
Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
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According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."
Known alternately as "Africa" and "Cameroon," the victim of Sunday's LAPD shooting did drugs, but also maintained a deep spirituality and struggled with mental problems.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable—if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.
A Facebook video of the shooting quickly racked up millions of views.