Use of force
When Should Cops Go for Their Guns?
"The buzzword right now is de-escalation," says one former cop. "Create an opportunity to use your verbal skills."
When Cops Can Legally Shoot People
A law professor explains the sometimes tricky rules that govern when a police officer using lethal force is technically justified under the law.
I Took the LAPD's Class on How to Kill Fewer People
It was like <i>Let's Be Cops</i>, except the cops were in on it.
Inside a Class That Trains Cops to Use Words Instead of Guns
I sat in on a training session that was designed to teach law enforcement officers how to handle the tense, potentially violent situations that can come from dealing with veterans with PTSD.
Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Journalism?
Nonny de la Peña has been called the pioneer of "Immersive Journalism," as she fuses news experiences with virtual reality, literally putting viewers inside the story.