Not a single department has said it disciplined an officer for Islamophobic posts or membership in an anti-Islam group.
We downloaded data from Facebook and asked a question: How many people were members of at least one extremist group and at least one police group?
Our analysis includes some of the most extensive evidence yet that militias are drawing support – and membership – from within U.S. law enforcement.
Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia
Officers in law enforcement agencies across the country have joined private hate groups on Facebook, participating in the spread of extremism.
City officials said they were worried that guns sold to the public would end up in the hands of criminals.
A majority said it has become harder to investigate cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking involving immigrant victims.
The legalization of marijuana in Washington state and Colorado had at least one unanticipated effect on the streets: a sharp decline in traffic stops and searches by state police, a new analysis shows. But black and Hispanic drivers still are searched at higher rates than white motorists.