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People in Detroit are hiring paramilitary guards because they've lost faith in the government

Detroit's police shortage and ongoing retention problem has brought a wave of private security companies.


England's New Privatised Police Force Sells Fear to Old People

I went on patrol with sleepy Frinton-on-Sea's new team of private bouncers.


It's Still Pretty Easy to Break into Airports in America

An investigation by the Associated Press uncovered five instances where intruders actually made it onto airplanes.


Why Is Black Friday Such a Lawless Shitshow?

As stampeding crowds rush the nation's retailers little is being done to keep the peace.


Why Does a Campus Police Department Have Jurisdiction Over 65,000 Chicago Residents?

The University of Chicago Police Department, one of the largest private security forces in America, is under fire for alleged racial profiling. And its officers are even more protected from accountability than normal cops.


Crime Pays In Cape Town

VICE News traveled to South Africa's mother city to look at the lifestyle gap between those who can and cannot afford the luxury of safety.