‘This Is the Police’ Is a Timely Video Game About Police Corruption
The debut from Belarusian studio Weappy is a strategy affair in which officer Jack Boyd will be getting his hands more than a little dirty.
Teen Accuses 28 Cops of Having Sex With Her, Claims Corruption
Eighteen-year-old sex worker "Celeste Guap" says she exchanged sex with at least 28 Oakland police officials for cash or confidential information.
The Strange Rise and Violent Fall of Long Island's Dirtiest Police Chief
Former Suffolk County Chief James Burke's recent conviction on civil rights charges opened a window into a lurid cop culture of illegal wiretapping, cover-ups, sex addiction, drunk driving, and blackmail.
Michael Edison Hayden
How an Iconic Zine's Indecency Trial Exposed a Web of Police Corruption
In 1970, the counterculture magazine <i>OZ</i> got a load of school kids to edit an issue full of naked women and ads for sex toys, which didn't go down too well with the Met's Obscene Publication Squad.
Is Police Corruption Inevitable in the War on Drugs?
The black market for drugs creates all sorts of twisted incentives for agents of the law.
Strippers Are Suing the San Diego Police for Making Them Pose for Photos in Their Underwear
Working on the San Diego Police Department's vice squad is like being a fraternity bro with a gun holster—which is why 30 strippers are now suing the SDPD for what they call harassment from the cops.
After a Police Dog Bit His Leg, This Protester Was Jailed Thanks to a Cop's Testilying
The expensive consequences of New York City's heavy-handed approach to policing protest have been on display lately, with video evidence playing a key role. But what happens when there's no footage to disprove shady testimony from corrupt cops?
Central Asia Rally Was the Worst Journey of My Life
I'm standing on the side of a busy road in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, about 50 miles from the Georgia-Russia border, because our route on the inaugural Central Asia Rally (a 5,000-mile car rally from Budapest to Tajikistan) had to take a massive...