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What do you do with people who are repeatedly failed by social services and the legal system?
Protesters believe law enforcement is looking for retribution after police arrested a woman Tuesday night and placed her in an unmarked van, a callback to recent events in Portland, Oregon.
Federal agents have been unfairly arresting Black and brown people for decades. Now that white Portlanders are seeing it up close and personal, they are outraged. Better late than never.
The Metropolitan Police Department has discussed reducing arrests, but it has not formally announced any policy changes.
Leading with housing status for homeless people is a common trope in the news reporting business and one in urgent need of re-examining.
Adam H. Johnson
Charges in each of four arrests of a city man were subsequently dropped. Now he has become one of a long line of New York City residents who have filed wrongful arrest lawsuits against the city.
Dawn R. Wolfe
Kansas City news outlets called scores of people ‘violent criminals’ based solely on the word of police and the federal government.
Law enforcement’s old guard claims that policing low-level crime protects communities. That’s not just wrong; it’s dangerous.