by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 5, 2015 Updated: January 5, 2015
Reginald “Neli” Latson's case illustrates the consequences of a lack of emergency mental health services.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 4, 2015 Updated: January 5, 2015
“The chief is calling us racists. He believes the Pittsburgh Police Department is racist. This has angered a lot of officers.”
by Josh Israel Posted on December 31, 2014
Maryland's General Assembly repealed the state's death penalty in 2013 for all future convictions.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 22, 2014 Updated: December 22, 2014
“Look, I’m not losing to these people anymore," Rodriguez said on video before he shot and killed Kelly Danaher.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 18, 2014 Updated: December 19, 2014
Among those who will be released in the spring are Barbara Scrivner, who has already spent 19 years in prison for a minor conspiracy and possession role in assisting her then-husband sell methamphetamine.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 15, 2014
A fundamental legal concept is that ignorance of the law is no excuse. Except, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday, if you're a cop.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
The tactic has gotten very little public attention, but it is for many black residents the mark of policing problems in the nation’s capital: militaristic, seemingly arbitrary, and reeking of racial disparity.
by Carimah Townes & Erica Hellerstein Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
Research does show that cops alter their behavior when they know they are being filmed.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 9, 2014 Updated: December 10, 2014
The congressional move once again throws into sharp relief the District’s second-class status as a jurisdiction with neither the voting power nor the independence of a state.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
When Samaria Rice got to the park where she had sent her two children with their lunches, one was fatally wounded and the other handcuffed in the back of a police car, she says.