As Americans take to the streets, we hear from the person prosecuting the police officers and remember the history of policing in black communities.
We asked what training are officers and troops at the border getting. The government didn’t answer.
With a looming deadline to prove cooperation with U.S. immigration agents, at least one county has told the Trump administration that it follows the law – despite little guidance on how officials are supposed to show that.
People in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who protested the police shooting death of Alton Sterling met with a heavily armed response from law enforcement officials.
Reveal reporter Ali Winston discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s enhanced policy for cell-site simulators, surveillance technology that has drawn criticism from privacy advocates who say the devices can capture data from private citizens not suspected of crimes.
Police departments have acquired “dirt boxes” – military surveillance technology that can intercept data, calls and text messages.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has signed a $3.5 million contract with DataWorks Plus LLC that will allow it to equip deputies with mobile facial recognition technology in order to expand the largest biometric database outside of the FBI, according to procurement documents.
The defense strategy in the 2013 shooting of an Oakland, California, officer could test whether police have the right to scoop up thousands of cellphone records using a controversial surveillance device without seeking court approval.
Two Washington, D.C., transit police officers claimed that a homeless man was injured after punching them and falling out of his wheelchair during a 2011 arrest. But cellphone video of the incident cast doubt on their version of events.
Law enforcement seminars, which began after the Sept. 11 attacks, include tactics to control crowds during protests and riots. For some, the training highlights how the friendly cop on the beat has been replaced by military-style troops.