Jeff Kaufman joined the New York Police Department in 1980 because he wanted to serve his community. He left six years later because the state’s drug laws made that impossible.
Court documents show that investigating officers are working on behalf of racists who attacked anti-fascists at a 2016 Sacramento demonstration, according to The Guardian.
Nearly three-fourths of respondents to a national survey say that because immigrants face barriers to engaging with law enforcement, officers are less able to hold criminals accountable.
The linguistic gymnastics required to report on police violence—without calling up images of police violence—is a thing of semantic wonder.
Two civilians are also hurt as deputies respond to noise-related disturbance south of Denver.
A judge dismisses charges of inciting a riot, although the first group of defendants still faces seven charges.
A Vice News report finds that from 2010 through 2016, cops in the 50 largest U.S. police departments shot more than 3,630 people, nearly double some prior estimates.
The president disparages the FBI for its handling of the Clinton email investigation as he promotes his administration's tough-on-crime, pro-police stance.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews director Peter Nicks, whose new documentary "The Force" chronicles changes within the Oakland, Calif., law enforcement agency.