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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Get Ready to Binge This True Crime Podcast About a Vigilante Private Eye
The trailer for 'Conviction' premieres exclusively on VICE.
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.
These Dirty Cops Framed Random Black People to Pad Crime Stats
"What happened here is so horrific, it strikes at the core of injustice."
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.
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
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.
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