“Broken bones. Eye trauma. Brain injuries. How America’s sketchy “less-lethal” weapons industry exports its insidious brand of violence around the world.”
Driving While Baked? Inside the High-Tech Quest to Find Out
“Once stoned, the study participants find the 10-minute Cognivue test overwhelming, to say the least. ‘I kept questioning my sanity,’ one guy tells me. The clusters of vibrating dots confuse and frustrate almost everyone. ‘Are there dots? There are not dots,’ one person says. ‘All the dots, they turned into an amorphous borb,’ adds another. […]
How Target Got Cozy With the Cops, Turning Black Neighbors Into Suspects
“For decades, Target fostered partnerships with law enforcement unlike those of any other U.S. corporation.”
Who Wants To Be a Cop?
Reporter Lane DeGregory and photographer John Pendygraft follow a recent cohort of recruits at the St. Petersburg College’s Law Enforcement Academy.
15 True Crime Longreads and the Questions We Should Ask Ourselves When Reading Them
By bringing new dimensions to an unjust process, a well-told story has the power to impact some of our most flawed systems.
Alaska’s Law Enforcement Crisis
When troopers finally do arrive, violent offenders just hide until they leave.
‘What Do You Say To People Who Think They Have Nothing to Hide?’
Nathan Wessler, a lawyer with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, monitors a government that increasingly monitors its citizens.
The Subtleties of Electrocution
Taser claims its products are safe, and police claim to use them appropriately…but 1000 people are dead.
A 911 plea for help, a Taser shot, a death — and the mounting toll of stun guns.
These Law Enforcement Officers Wield Handguns and Vet Supplies
Nevada’s “cow cops” work a unique beat where crimes range from cattle rustling, bovine homicide, and animal abuse.