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Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
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
News

Police Watchdog Slams Ontario Cops For Too Many 'Unjustified' Strip Searches

A new report finds that police in Ontario conduct more than 22,000 strip searches every year, mostly by the Toronto Police Service.
Rachel Browne
3.21.19
Policing

How Canadian Police Try To Get You to Confess to a Crime

We spoke to an RCMP investigator about the psychology behind the modern approach to “interviewing” suspects.
Nick Rose
3.13.19
Policing

Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk' Database

The database includes detailed, but "de-identified," information about people's lives culled from conversations between police, social services, health workers, and more.
Nathan Munn
2.27.19
Culture

Get Ready to Binge This True Crime Podcast About a Vigilante Private Eye

The trailer for 'Conviction' premieres exclusively on VICE.
Kara Weisenstein
1.24.19
News

Disturbing Video Shows Alberta Cop Repeatedly Running Over Deer With Broken Legs

With many members of the public outraged, the incident is being looked into by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.
Mack Lamoureux
1.9.19
true crime

These Dirty Cops Framed Random Black People to Pad Crime Stats

"What happened here is so horrific, it strikes at the core of injustice."
Francisco Alvarado
10.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Finally, New York Will Stop Arresting Most People for Blazing in Public

It's major news in a state that seems to be inching ever closer to legalizing weed.
Drew Schwartz
6.19.18
crime

Alton Sterling and the Hollow Theater of Letting Killer Cops Go Free

The playback of the officer’s gunshots is still jarring—clapping against your eardrums never quite when expected.
Talmon Joseph Smith
3.29.18
Race and Health

Did Racism Kill Erica Garner?

The 27-year-old activist whose father's killing sparked a national outcry did not die at the hands of police like him. But her death is still an outrage that speaks to systemic American hate.
Deborah Douglas
1.2.18
latin america

VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend

The government has apologized for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
10.12.17
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