Why Are Police Departments Asking Recruits About Sex, Cockfights, and Commies?
Other weird questions potential cops get asked: Done any hazing at a college frat? Ever lived in a foster home? And much more.
Viral Sleuthing Could Make It Harder to Prosecute White Supremacists
An internet posse can help police find suspects, but also give defense lawyers a way to argue a case is tainted.
How States Can Hold Rogue Cops Accountable Under Trump
A California law offers hope for police reform under a Jeff Sessions Justice Department
Can Cleveland Cops Handle a Wild Republican Convention?
The city's police force is already under intense federal scrutiny over excessive use-of-force, and now Donald Trump is coming to town.
Former Inmates Explain What You Should Do When You Get Out of Prison
6,000 people are about to be freed from federal custody—here's what they'll face on the outside.
How an Anti-Gang Program in Harlem Went Wrong
Depending on who you ask, Shawanna Vaughn has become either a whistleblower or a snitch after raising the alarm about a celebrated violence reduction program.