police violence

true crime

I Was Tortured into Giving a False Confession to Chicago Police

"I never knew about cops setting people up until it happened to me."
Nicholas Cannariato
7.17.18
police brutality

All Victims Should Be 'Ideal Victims'

An expert on criminology explains what it takes for black men brutalized by police to get the benefit of the doubt.
Brian Josephs
5.31.17
Art

Interactive Portals Take Viewers Inside the 'Broken Windows' Theory

New media artist Elizabeth Mputu explores “police brutality, surveillance, and resistance,” in a series of multimedia portals.
DJ Pangburn
10.5.16
Stuff

Can You Get PTSD from Watching Murder Videos Online?

One study found that people who repeatedly viewed footage of deadly events were more traumatized than those who had witnessed the events in real life.
Alexis Linkletter
9.20.16
News

The Death of Meat-Meat: What Happened After Cops Killed a Mentally Ill Black Man on Camera

How the police shooting of a mentally ill black man has flown under the radar in 2016 America.
Michael Edison Hayden
9.19.16
Music

Inside the Rio Rap Scene Calling Out Police Brutality

With the planet's gaze having moved on from the Olympics, Rio's neighborhood rap circles remain a vital venue for protesting police violence.
Angela Almeida and John Surico
9.16.16
The Sick Day Issue

After a Police Shooting, One Father's Quest for Justice Sets a Precedent

After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.
Erika Eichelberger
9.12.16
News

We Asked Three Veteran Cops How to Reduce Police Shootings

Former cops offer ideas for how America can get its police shooting epidemic under control.
Patrick Hilsman
9.2.16
New music

NoLay Tackles Police Brutality and Institutionalised Racism on "Black Lives Matter"

"Of course all lives matter, but we say Black Lives Matter because the system treats us like they don't."
Noisey Staff
8.5.16
News

A Police Car Was Set Alight at a Pro-Police Rally in France This Week

Lighting up a police car and hitting an officer in the face probably isn't something you should be doing during a counter-protest.
VICE Staff
5.21.16
Design

Futuristic Body Armor for Police Violence Activists

Gan Golan, artistic director of The Argus Project, talks building a wearable body armor sculpture to highlight police violence and surveillance.
DJ Pangburn
5.5.16
News

Revealed: Just One London Police Officer Has Been Sacked for Sexual Assault in Nine Years

After nearly 500 complaints.
Joe Sandler Clarke
12.3.15
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