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Law Enforcement (page 2)

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
May 10, 2021 5:30 am

Consent Decrees for Police Reform: An Imperfect But Important Tool

Law enforcement agencies that wish to avoid federal intervention should study the agencies that already went through the process.
Dan King
April 27, 2021 5:30 am

Bad Cops, Bad Narratives

Racial bias in policing is real. But the full picture is far more complex.
Cathy Young
April 21, 2021 5:30 am

Chauvin Trial Takeaway: We Have to Get Better at Trying Police

Existing criminal laws are just not designed for holding them accountable. State legislators need to step up.
Kimberly Wehle
April 14, 2021 5:30 am

Not Every Tragedy Is a Racial Lesson

And not every irresponsible cop is a murderer.
Mona Charen
April 13, 2021 5:30 am

Police Incident Involving Army Medic Is Disturbingly Similar to George Floyd Case

The footage of the Windsor, Virginia traffic stop is shocking—but not surprising.
Kimberly Wehle
March 30, 2021 5:30 am

Some States Moving on ‘Qualified Immunity’ Reform

But Republicans have blocked congressional action, despite popular support for reform.
Dan King