police

3.23.17

The Police Officers Who Sell the Drugs They Seize

Police stealing drugs from the lock-up, or even directly from other dealers, is more common than you'd think.

12.9.16

Someone Reportedly Took a Shit in a Sink At the Stockholm Police Christmas Party

This is the second story to come out this week about Swedes pooping at inappropriate places.

11.30.16

How Hong Kong's Patchy Sex Work Laws Enable Predatory Cops

Sex workers and advocates say Hong Kong's laissez-faire, not-legal-but-not-illegal stance toward prostitution is leaving many women at the mercy of predators, some of them cops.

11.17.16

We Spoke to Prisoners About Their Failed Escape Attempts

"I just wanted to go home, have a cuppa with my old man and wait for the filth to show up. Just a little holiday, really."

11.17.16

Athens Welcomed Obama with Molotov Bombs and Tear Gas

On Tuesday morning, Barack Obama arrived in Athens for his final foreign trip as president of the United States.

11.16.16

I Talked Hundreds of People Out of Jumping Off the Golden Gate Bridge

"When I first found out this was part of the beat, I was angry. I had no training in this."

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11.16.16
11.4.16

Everything You Need to Know About Ireland's Real-Life 'Purge Night'

Ireland's police have said they're going to strike this Friday, so we walked around Dublin asking people what they'd do on a night with no laws.

11.3.16

People in Sweden's Alleged 'No-Go Zones' Talk About What It's Like to Live There

Media reports say crime and violence are so rampant in Sweden's "no-go zones" that even the police stay away. But what is life in those neighbourhoods really like?

10.21.16

We Asked Drug Dealers About the Times They Almost Got Caught

"The moment you ask if it's really worth it is somewhere after getting away and realising what could have happened."

10.17.16

Why 2006’s ‘Urban Chaos: Riot Response’ is 2016’s Most Relevant Police Video Game

We speak to one of the makers of Rocksteady's pre-Arkham game, which cast the player as a police officer using maximum force to get the job done.

10.12.16

After a Police Shooting, One Father's Quest for Justice Sets a Precedent

After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.

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