Broken Windows policing
Bill Bratton, the biggest name in American policing who's known for controversial "Broken Windows" tactics, is heading back to the private sector.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
When I read the Justice Department report on the police in Ferguson, I literally shook my head twice to make sure that the authors were describing Missouri cops and not the New York Police Department.
Crime rates are low and the new mayor is an outspoken progressive, so why is the NYPD going after graffiti artists like it's 1994?
I spent a day with a guy who traffics "loosies" in Staten Island.
The latest casualty of New York City's controversial policing scheme, which critics say targets people of color for victimless crimes, was a young man waiting for the subway in Brooklyn.
Since 2003, Detroit's police department had been under the federal oversight of the US Department of Justice, and shaking its bad rap had been difficult.
The Detroit Police Department has come a long way since the days when its cops were the deadliest in America. But the DPD's "broken windows" tactics are just excessive force in another form.
Broken Windows policing targets racial minorities.
NYPD's "Broken Windows" philosophy has the same effect as stop-and-frisk policy — the disproportionate targeting of blacks and Latinos.