law enforcement

tech-power

Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.19
Drugs

The World’s Biggest Dark Net Market Has Shut – What Next?

Dream Market is due to close on the 30th of April, under mysterious circumstances. Is the game up for the big online drug bazaars?
Mike Power
4.10.19
Feature

The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations

Just a few months after opening, the shakey existence of the National Museum of Law Enforcement suggests that the one-topic museum may exist in a country disinterested in its message.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
3.26.19
tv

The Complications Of Liking 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as a Black Man

Television shows about good cops are hard to enjoy when you are used to negative experiences with the justice system.
Funké Joseph
3.5.19
immigration

I Was Pulled Off a Bus and Humiliated by US Border Patrol

The author of a viral Twitter thread talks about how his run-in with aggressive law enforcement officers who he says called him an 'illegal.'
Justin Caffier
1.31.19
extremism

How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
Weed

A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge

On the lam nearly 25 years for a pot charge in New York, John Forbis was known to his tiny Oregon community as Steve Causey. Then a bum hip forced him to apply for Medicare under his real name.
Aaron Kase
8.24.18
Culture

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behaviour."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

CSIS Stopped Monitoring Right-Wing Extremism Ahead of Mosque Massacre

After Alexandre Bissonnette killed six Muslim men the national security agency re-upped its efforts monitoring the threat.
Mack Lamoureux
6.21.18
crime

How Cops Botch Serial Killer Investigations

We spoke to a Robert Pickton investigator about police bias when marginalized people go missing.
Manisha Krishnan
1.29.18
Weed

Everything That Is Wrong With Ontario's Weed Plan

It’s a long list, my friends.
VICE Staff
9.12.17
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