Violence caught on video recently has been a painful reminder of the strained relations between the public and police. This friction is not new. What is new is the technology: cameras and smartphones that record and transmit the violence live or within minutes.
It takes a lot for a judge to get publicly disciplined once, let alone twice. But at least five judges across Louisiana have violated their oaths repeatedly and abused their judicial authority.
People in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who protested the police shooting death of Alton Sterling met with a heavily armed response from law enforcement officials.
The attack on Dallas officers followed an otherwise peaceful demonstration against police brutality, in a city where authorities have gone to great lengths to improve relations with the black community.
On this episode of Reveal, we take an unprecedented look inside the multibillion-dollar private prison industry.
We sit down with reporter Shane Bauer, who worked as a guard at a Louisiana private prison for four months, to talk about what life is like for people on both sides of the bars.
A Southern Poverty Law Center study found that 74 percent of domestic terrorism attacks between 2009 and 2015 were carried out by a person acting alone, without any outside money or direction.
In February, scores of FBI agents stormed the tiny City Hall in Crystal City, Texas, and arrested most of its leaders in connection with a bribery and kickback scheme. Here’s how it all unfolded.
From Africa and the Middle East to places in Oregon and Texas, we explore what happens in the absence of government and find out who or what comes in to fill the void.
When times were good in Josephine County, Oregon, revenue from its thriving timber industry funded its police presence. But as environmental regulations squeezed timber yields across the region, law enforcement withered.