law enforcement

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
8.21.18
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
crime

How Cops Botch Serial Killer Investigations

We spoke to an investigator about police bias when marginalised people go missing.
Manisha Krishnan
1.30.18
cops

Are Cops Posing as Uber Drivers Now?

At least one strange incident in Brooklyn suggests the answer is yes.
Allie Conti
7.30.17
column

Cartoons Can Give Kids the Wrong Impression About Cops

How an obscure 80s cartoon called C.O.P.S showed me the lies in law enforcement.
Noel Ransome
5.12.17
Art

[Premiere] An Artist Made a Series of Mugshots from His Own Face

Mexican artist Captain Alegria reimagines the self portrait in the new issue of FELT Zine.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.4.17
Stuff

The Case of the Vampire Trucker

Why is it so easy for long-haul truck drivers to get away with violent crimes?
Eric Peterson
7.8.16
Music

Three People Gathered in the Rain to Protest Beyoncé

Anti-Beyoncé protesters were severely outnumbered by anti-anti-Beyoncé protesters, cops, and reporters.
Brian Josephs
2.19.16
Stuff

This Is What Will Actually Happen If You're Caught with Class As, Bs or Cs in the UK

A primer on the kind of trouble you'll find yourself in if you're busted for drug possession.
Sirin Kale
10.15.15
News

Despite 100 Years of Activism, the Death Penalty Still Won't Die

State-sanctioned killing has been banned in fits and starts over the course of American history, a reflection of a national character that is alternately progressive and puritan.
Mike Pearl
8.15.15
News

The 'Nightmare' Manhunt for New York's Escaped Murderers Is Finally Over

Richard Matt, the one with the freakishly enormous dick, may have died while drunk on "grape liquor." His accomplice, David Sweat, was taken into custody after being shot on Sunday.
Allie Conti
6.30.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Be a Death Row Executioner in America?

The precise methods prisons use to kill prisoners are often shrouded in secrecy, but we do know that the teams in charge of executions are rarely made up of experts.
Mike Pearl
5.27.15
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