The New York Police Department has used controversial cellphone tracking technology over a thousand times since 2008 and appears to have farmed out the devices to law enforcement agencies up and down the East Coast.
Criminal justice reform is an increasingly bipartisan issue, and grassroots efforts to ban juvenile solitary confinement have been underway for years. But if President Barack Obama wants widespread change, he needs state and local correctional institutions to follow his lead.
A Houston trafficking victim wants her trafficker to pay up. In a motion filed Dec. 15, the victim requested restitution from Hortencia “Tencha” Medels Arguello, who allegedly forced the victim and others to work without pay in Houston-area brothels, according to an article in the Houston Chronicle. A judge is expected to sentence Arguello in […]
Arizona officials want Congress to shell out taxpayer money to bankroll a so-called border strike force just weeks after quietly abandoning plans to use private money for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence.
The forthcoming U.S. Deparment of Justice pattern-and-practice investigation of the Chicago Police Department represents a milestone in Barack Obama’s presidency. The Windy City’s police department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency to be examined by the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. DOJ since the Rampart Division scandal of the Los Angeles Police Department fifteen years ago. For years, Chicago […]
The U.S. government has found itself being blasted on aviation security yet again, with a House committee hearing testimony from about glaring security gaps within the Transportation Security Administration.
How misbehavior that used to result in a trip to the principal’s office is now leading to arrests, interrogations and criminal charges.
Tim Clemans was featured in a recent Reveal story about the challenges confronting law enforcement agencies as they rolled out body camera programs.
Lawmakers upbraided the Federal Air Marshal Service at a House oversight committee hearing for a raft of “outrageous and unacceptable” controversies among employees, but praised the director’s efforts to address the problems.
A House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing is expected to address allegations that air marshals’ flights to protect commercial planes were changed to accommodate sexual trysts.