Rescue Forensics claims it can scrape "massive quantities of data" from online escort ads and give that information to law enforcement, but advocates for sex workers say that such a service doesn't help anyone.
Police reformers aren't exactly thrilled about the idea after a year defined by brutality and protests.
Decades of brutality forced city officials' hands, but recent investigations suggest abuses by Chicago cops are far from over.
Making the gears of the criminal justice system faster should reduce the number of kids stuck in jail for insane periods of time, but reformers say it dodges law enforcement's larger problems.
A Philadelphia crime reporter reflects on the scandals that have hit the city's law enforcement apparatus—and the promise of reform.
A shooting in Tulsa raises questions about how a senior citizen who headed up Sheriff Stanley Glanz's re-election campaign was in a position to end a life.
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
Officer Michael T. Slager can be seen firing at Walter L. Scott eight times while Scott fled in a video that surfaced Tuesday.
The department is investigating the incident after the video got more than 600,000 views on YouTube.
Following a bizarre internal investigation, the South Florida cops are under fire from all sides.
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.
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 Panama City Beach organization was holding parties seven nights a week and collecting $20 "donations" at the door.
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.
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
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.
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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.
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
A video camera captured a man in Oregon giving himself two black eyes in a jail cell before claiming the cops were responsible.
A Michigan woman wants to publicly name and shame people who mistreat kids, but there are always pitfalls to such schemes.