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Every time we take two steps toward finally ending the war on drugs, we take one step back—it’s still far too easy to come across stories of horrific injustices.
An Arizona State University professor was thrown to the ground by a rookie cop after a routine interaction got out of hand—and it's the civilian getting charged with assault in the aftermath.
Why are the authorities in Miami and elsewhere hassling drivers associated with ride-sharing companies like Lyft? Are there really no serious crimes they could be dealing with instead?
A sheriff's deputy in Texas got canned after he killed a family pet, but does the punishment fit the crime?
"No-knock" raids, where cops bust down doors without announcing themselves first, are more dangerous for both the officers and the suspect.
"No-knock" raids, where cops can bust down doors without announcing themselves first, are increasingly common but are more dangerous for both the officers and the suspect—and they're doubly stupid when the raid is over some marijuana.
When a group of strangers ran at Elizabeth Daly, a 20-year-old college student, waving guns and yelling, she didn't know they were cops, so she tried to get away. Cases of mistaken identity like that are far too common, and can result in someone...