When Someone You Love Dies in Police Custody and They Blame 'Excited Delirium'
Many cops are taught that some people lose it, gain superhuman strength, and die. But is the condition real?
Why I Hated Being a Cop
I'm no regular cop hater: I was crippled in the line of duty, with the boot they cut off me at the hospital to prove it.
A Texas Cop Is in Jail For Allegedly Paying a Hitman to Murder His Pregnant Girlfriend
After fleeing to Indonesia, former Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark is facing murder charges and the possibility of the death penalty in a state that loves executions.
Young, Black, Trans, Arrested: How Women Like Meagan Taylor Are Made Invisible
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, was released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight – and what was probably a bogus arrest.
Why Did NYPD Employees Edit Wikipedia Entries on Sailor Moon and Susan Sarandon?
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
The NYPD Cops Who Went Binge-Drinking with an Alleged Rape Victim Will Keep Their Jobs
The cops' incredibly unprofessional behavior violated departmental rules, but apparently not enough for them to be pushed off the force.
Does the LAPD Deserve Its Reputation for Racism and Brutality?
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
What I Learned Writing About Bad Cops for a Year and a Half
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable – if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.
US Feds Are Making It Harder for Local Cops to Seize Private Property
Attorney General Eric Holder is axing a programme called Equitable Sharing, dealing a brutal – if not fatal – blow to the system of formalised American police corruption that is civil asset forfeiture.
New Mexico Cops Are Facing Murder Charges For Shooting a Homeless Man in the Back
The district attorney decided to skip a grand jury and charge two officers with an open count of murder.
The 'Charlie' Hebdo' Attacks Showed When We Need Cops
We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.
What Killed Eric Garner, Racist Cops or Cigarette Taxes?
It's fine for conservatives to use Garner's tragic death to decry the "nanny state," but they also shouldn't ignore the racial disparities that run through the US justice system.