Kids who cross the border alone are held in government-funded shelters. When they misbehave, staff sometimes call police. And kids are getting arrested, jailed – sometimes even tased.
Six years after Ferguson, St. Louis hasn’t seen a single substantive police reform. A group of young Black leaders have instead set their sights higher: taking control of city politics.
After a group of young Black activists saw police reform efforts fail, they came up with a new plan.
Millions of Americans have protested racism and police brutality. The federal government cracked down, filing charges against protesters in 31 states.
As Americans take to the streets, we hear from the person prosecuting the police officers and remember the history of policing in black communities.
Minnesota’s attorney general came of age as an anti-police-violence activist. Now he’ll prosecute one of the most important police murder cases ever.
In police departments across America, Tasers aren’t always living up to their promise, sometimes with lethal results.
When cops misbehave, why does it stay secret? We hear from a reporter threatened with prosecution and interview a U.S. police association leader.
Taser, known for its stun guns used by law enforcement around the world, is banking its future on recording and documenting what police do in the field, with body cameras and a digital evidence storage service.