Policing

Policing

Cops Who Led Handcuffed Black Man Down the Street by a Rope Won't Face Investigation

The man's family said he’s been homeless and seeking treatment for mental illness over the past several years.
Emma Ockerman
8.20.19
crime

You Can't Police Away Knife Crime

We spoke to campaigners and a knife crime victim about what needs to be done to tackle the "epidemic" of youth street violence.
Francisco Garcia
4.3.19
swag

We Made Some Merchandise for the Met Police

The Met announced they'll be licensing their logo for a new line of merch, but we simply couldn't wait to see what they'll come up with – so we've served up a few looks ourselves.
Simon Childs
11.2.18
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
Features

America Is Still Afraid of Heavy Metal

Two Native American metalheads were kicked off a campus tour last week by a white woman who feared their brown skin and black T-shirts. That fear is nothing new.
Kim Kelly
5.11.18
Views My Own

Harsher Drug Policing Will Not Stop Knife Crime

David Lammy MP is one of many who has suggested that a tougher approach to drug law would reduce knife crime
Niamh Eastwood
4.5.18
Policing

Why the Police Started Doing 'Banter' on Twitter

Watch out irony bros, there's a new bunch of social media gag hags, and they can arrest you for looking at them funny
Marcus Raymond
2.9.18
freemasons

It’s Not Just Westminster Where Freemasons Still Have Influence

For half a century, police forces in Britain have been accused of being swayed by the secret society.
Nick Chester
2.5.18
Narcomania

Too Much Drug Policing Is Just Symbolic Bullshit

Drug enforcement is more about PR than results.
Max Daly
12.15.17
Drugs

Drug Policy and the Fight for Black Lives

Drug policy continues to be used as a means of social and racial control​, fracturing black communities and maintaining the economic and societal dominance of white people.
Camille Barton and Imani Robinson
11.2.17
Narcomania

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Met Police Will No Longer Prevent the Swallowing of Drug Packages

Following the deaths of Rashan Charles and Edson Da Costa, Met police officers have been issued new advice: to not try to prevent suspects from swallowing wraps.
Max Daly
10.27.17
latin america

VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend

The government has apologised 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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