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Law enforcement officials and criminologists credit a dual approach with helping extend the decades-long reduction in crime in New York City and reducing gun violence in Chicago by 20 percent in 2017.
Shootings were down and firearms arrests were up, according to police.
In cities with populations larger than 100,000, the violent crime rate in 2016 was up 3.4 percent compared to the estimate from 2015.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has drawn comparisons to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for what the ACLU describes as “exploiting a natural disaster.”
As the percentage of immigrants without papers rose in the U.S. population between 1990 and 2014, arrests for drugs and drunken-driving dropped.
The department’s efforts come after a Justice Department investigation published in January found officers engaged in racial discrimination and routinely violated residents’ civil rights.
Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.
After the president signed orders focused on crime reduction, Sessions referred to an upward trend in violent crime that data does not support.
Trump's demand that "sanctuary cities" publish lists of crimes committed by undocumented is undaunted by far higher criminality of people born here.
FBI Director James Comey gave an unprecedented speech on racial profiling and tensions amongst law enforcement, but then seemingly excused it all.
“This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer,” said the district attorney.
New surveillance footage of the shooting of Tamir Rice has been released, and it reveals that not only did cops arrest Rice’s sister, they delayed giving the dying 12-year-old first aid.
Police in Colorado are investigating the bombing of an NAACP office as a possible hate crime.
If a current state senate bill passes, wearing a hoodie in public could cost you a $500 fine in one state.
In response to the protests following the grand-jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, whites take to Twitter to show the double standard in law enforcement.
A 17-year-old Black North Carolina teen is dead, and his mom says he was lynched for a relationship with an older white woman. Now, the FBI is getting involved.