law enforcement

Weed

A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge

On the lam nearly 25 years for a pot charge in New York, John Forbis was known to his tiny Oregon community as Steve Causey. Then a bum hip forced him to apply for Medicare under his real name.
Aaron Kase
8.24.18
blackkklansmen

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behavior."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18
cops

Are Cops Posing as Uber Drivers Now?

At least one strange incident in Brooklyn suggests the answer is yes.
Allie Conti
7.28.17
column

I Miss the Nonviolent Cartoon Cops of My Childhood

How an obscure 80s cartoon called 'C.O.P.S' showed me the lies in law enforcement.
Noel Ransome
5.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LIVE: Watch the First White House Press Briefing After Comey's Firing

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will field questions from the press at 1:30 PM following Trump's abrupt dismissal of the FBI director.
VICE Staff
5.10.17
James Comey

An Ex-FBI Agent Explains What's Next for the Russia Investigation

"Facts are stubborn things, and they tend to persist even when people don't want them to be there."
Matt Taylor
5.10.17
immigration

Austin Is Fighting the Texas Governor to Remain a Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

Travis County sheriff Sally Hernandez is locked in a battle with Governor Greg Abbott over an issue that's dividing the state.
Meredith Hoffman
2.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Some Good Samaritans Save a Man from His Burning Car

The cellphone footage of a few men forming a human chain and hoisting the injured driver back up to safety is a tiny beacon of hope in our garbage world.
Lauren Messman
10.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

America Is Officially Overrun by Terrifying Evil Clowns

People in Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Virginia have reportedly spotted terrifying clowns wandering through grocery stories, riding shotgun in cars, and even sending strange, threatening messages on Facebook.
VICE Staff
9.27.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Frantic Moments Before Charlotte Cops Killed Keith Scott

The cellphone video filmed by Keith Scott's wife does not settle police claims that he was armed at the time of the altercation.
VICE Staff
9.23.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Luggage Thieves May Have Prevented Bombings in New York and Jersey

Separate incidents in New York and New Jersey reportedly saw wannabe thieves unwittingly help prevent bloodshed.
VICE Staff
9.19.16