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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
10.25.18
crime

The Long, Brutal Saga of the Ex-Cop Called the 'Golden State Killer'

A 72-year-old's arrest suggests the terror also known as the "East Area Rapist" and the "Original Night Stalker" has finally been caught.
Dave Minsky
4.26.18
News

Toronto Cops Allegedly Got So High on Edibles, They Had to Call for Backup

They got them from a dispensary they raided, according to reports.
Manisha Krishnan
1.30.18
crime

The Disturbing Lawsuit by the Cops Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

Now that the criminal case against them has collapsed, these Baltimore cops are going after their prosecutor.
Eli Hager
3.21.17
crime

Cops Are Abandoning Their Favorite Interrogation Technique Because It Doesn't Work

Claustrophobic rooms and the presumption of guilt have been accepted practice for decades—and a staple of shows like 'Law and Order.' But actual cops are changing their ways.
Eli Hager
3.9.17
crime

How States Can Hold Rogue Cops Accountable Under Trump

A California law offers hope for police reform under a Jeff Sessions Justice Department
Simone Weichselbaum
2.6.17
crime

Meet the Former NYPD Chief Who Made a Career Out of Putting Dirty Cops Behind Bars

Charles Campisi didn't want to be a rat, but someone had to at least try and keep tabs on the worst of New York's finest.
Seth Ferranti
1.31.17
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
9.1.16
News

What Dallas Means for Criminal Justice Reform

Police reform is alive and well, activists and experts say, but the assassination of cops doesn't exactly help the cause.
Simone Weichselbaum, Maurice Chammah, and Ken Armstr
7.11.16
News

The Freddie Gray Trials Are (Finally) Starting Again in Baltimore

One of the cops who cuffed the 25-year-old in April 2015 is going toe-to-toe with a judge.
Rachel M. Cohen
5.11.16
Stuff

When Someone You Love Dies in Police Custody and They Blame 'Excited Delirium'

Many cops are taught that some people lose it, gain superhuman strength, and die. But is the condition real?
Tana Ganeva
5.5.16
Life Inside

Why I Hated Being a Cop

Busting poor minorities for drugs made me feel awful.
Raeford Davis as told to David Gambacorta
4.22.16
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