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.
We asked a female corrections officer and a longtime prisoner for some perspective on why and how inmates manipulate the people who are supposed to be overseeing them.
It's only natural to freak out when gunmen appear at your door at odd hours, and even if they announce themselves as police you might still be concerned enough to reach for your guns.
Police in the New York City suburb of New Rochelle are disputing the narrative of a viral video purportedly showing an officer losing his cool.
The federal agency is working "to create a centralized repository of all drivers' movements across the country" according to the ACLU.
Is a cop feeling threatened a good enough reason for them to open fire on a moving vehicle?
A Georgia reform bill proposed in the wake of a police operation that put an 18-month-old in the hospital is a step in the right direction.
Also this week: A guy was issued a ticket for eating while driving.
Attorney General Eric Holder is axing a program called Equitable Sharing, dealing a brutal—if not fatal—blow to the system of formalized American police corruption that is civil asset forfeiture.
Activists say the NYPD is unleashing its counterterrorism tools on those protesting against police brutality, conflating dissent with the threat of terrorism.