Senate Bill 1293 would authorize spending $2 million on three one-year pilot projects of predictive policing software in urban and rural areas to generate predictions for various types of crime.
Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
UC Berkeley law professor Franklin Zimring, who has written an article on law enforcement officers’ killings of civilians, calls the lack of reliable statistics a scandal and is advocating for a national database of such deaths.
The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the Department of Public Health must release records relating to violations at state-run facilities for people with developmental disabilities after CIR’s three-and-a-half-year effort to make the information public.
Authorities found a live pipe bomb along a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. pipeline last month in Hinkley, California. The company informed its employees, but it never told town residents.
CIR has identified dozens of armed guards who previously had been fired from or left law enforcement after being accused of offenses such as civil rights violations, excessive force and corruption.
California Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is one of the legislators who requested the state audit of female inmate sterilizations.Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press UPDATE, June 19, 2014: This story updates throughout with more details about the audit. The California state auditor today blasted federal and state oversight of sterilization surgeries for female prison inmates, finding numerous illegal surgeries
Some men held at a short-term detention center in Nogales, Ariz., use heat-reflective “space” blankets. Interviews and court records show many immigrants have been held for days in rooms kept at temperatures so low that they develop pneumonia and other illnesses.Peter O’Dowd/Fronteras The moment Border Patrol agents swooped in on Claudia and her husband, Marvin,
A little-known pilot program is putting facial recognition technology in the hands of law enforcement. For some, it represents a radical milestone in militarization on U.S. soil.
Dion “Freeky D” Daniels (left) greets Simon Curtis “Kilo Curt” Nelson, who still produces music under the Thizz label. A few Thizz rappers and former friends from their neighborhood in Vallejo, Calif., were swept up in a federal drug bust last year. “To come to 2012 and be labeled a drug label, it’s a bad
In July, Mexican marines captured the leader of Mexico’s most violent drug cartel, Miguel Treviño. Although Treviño is known for committing and ordering grisly killings, less is known about his recruitment of children on both sides of the border into the ranks of his Zetas cartel. Days before Trevino’s capture in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, producers
The Bay Area can be a deadly place for pedestrians, yet an analysis by the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals fewer than half of the drivers who hit pedestrians are ever charged with a crime, even if they are at fault. Those who do serve little time in jail. Here’s why. Reporter: Zusha Elinson Producer,