cops

amazon

Revealed: The Secret Scripts Amazon Give to Cops to Promote Ring Surveillance Cameras

Documents obtained by Motherboard reveal that Ring provides 46 standardised comments that cops can post on social media, and several documents with scripted responses to possible questions from the public.
Caroline Haskins
8.7.19
amazon

Amazon Provided Police with 'Heat Maps' of Package Theft for Sting Operation

Amazon created package loss data heat maps and performed "data analysis" that helped a police department plan and carry out a package theft sting operation.
Caroline Haskins
7.10.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Amazon and the Cops Set Up a Joint, Pointless Sting Operation

Behind-the-scenes emails show how Amazon and Ring worked with police in Aurora, Colorado to make people scared of each other.
Caroline Haskins
7.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Arkansas Men Allegedly Got Hammered, Put on Bulletproof Vests, Shot Each Other, Then Lied to the Cops About It

Heroes.
Mack Lamoureux
4.5.19
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
3.6.19
Munchies

Judge Calls Cop 'Complete Idiot' for Stealing Weed Edibles, Eating Them While on Duty

The officer, who has since resigned, requested an ambulance after downing an entire THC-infused chocolate bar.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.13.18
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
10.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Satanist Middle Schoolers Planned to Kill 15 Students and Drink Their Blood, Cops Say

They allegedly brought butcher knives to school and wanted to kill "as many students as possible," then scatter their remains at the school's entrance.
Drew Schwartz
10.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Broke Into a House Just to Clip His Toenails and Make Eggs, Cops Say

He also took a bath, washed his clothes and brushed his teeth before the cops arrested him.
Drew Schwartz
10.22.18
bees

An NYPD 'Bee Cop' Explains How to Calm Down Thousands of Swarming Bees

Officer Darren Mays talks about how he became part of the two-man team, and what it's like to coax 35,000 stinging insects into a vacuum.
Allie Conti
8.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in her neighborhood in the middle of the night.
Drew Schwartz
8.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Offers Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath'

Officer Betty Shelby says her class is all about helping other cops who are "victimised by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion".
Drew Schwartz
8.29.18
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