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Law Enforcement

December 27, 2021 5:30 am

More Transparency for the Capitol Police

The anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection is a reminder that they need less secrecy and more accountability.
Ginger Quintero-McCall
November 5, 2021 5:30 am

Policing for Profit Targets Low-Income People Who Can’t Afford to Fight Back

. . . rather than drug kingpins.
Jennifer McDonald
August 27, 2021 5:30 am

Who Is Backing the Blue?

Police who defended the Capitol on January 6 are now left to fend for themselves.
Amanda Carpenter
August 19, 2021 5:30 am

Biden Must Act to Ensure Nonviolent Offenders Aren’t Sent Back to Prison

The case for allowing the 4,500 prisoners now at home because of COVID to serve the remainder of their terms…
Dan King
August 11, 2021 5:30 am

New Capitol Police Chief on What the Force Learned from Jan. 6

“We need more cops. We need more equipment. And we need more training.”
Brian Karem
August 11, 2021 5:16 am

“Law and Order” Politics Is Back. Here’s How to Beat It.

Don’t pretend that violent crime isn’t on the rise. And don’t defund the police.
Austin Sarat and Dennis Aftergut
July 19, 2021 5:30 am

Maine Bans Civil Asset Forfeiture

It's the fourth state to halt the abusive practice—and the first to drop out of the federal version, too.
Dan King
June 22, 2021 5:30 am

Congress Might Finally Fix the Disparity in Crack-vs.-Powder Cocaine Sentencing

As the War on Drugs reaches the half-century mark.
Dan King
June 17, 2021 5:30 am

Federal Laws Against Pot Are on Borrowed Time

Virtually all Americans oppose strict marijuana laws, meaning change has never been more likely.
Daniel McGraw
May 26, 2021 5:30 am

George Floyd’s Family Calls for Action on Bill Bearing His Name

After meeting with the president on the anniversary of Floyd’s death.
Brian Karem