Steve Cook, a former federal prosecutor, fiercely supports controversial policies calling for lengthy prison sentences.
Former officials say the memo could be a pitch for the agency's top job.
Police Groups to Trump: Here’s How You Can ‘Send in the Feds,’ and Actually Make a Dent in Urban Crime
Law enforcement leaders recommend more money for the ATF, stricter gun laws, and sharper focus on the "alarming recent trend of increasing homicides and shootings" in major U.S. cities.
His attorney general nominee pledges to increase federal firearms prosecutions — but tools for nabbing traffickers will remain lacking.
“These tools are not replacing people,” says Deputy Chief Jonathan Lewin, “but they improve our capacity to do our job."
“These are things that don’t cost money, and that just make sense,” Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said.
Doubling up on patrols and donning body armor, cops are taking precautions that could complicate crime prevention and community relations.
He Terrorized His Lebanese Neighbors for Years Before Shooting One of Them to Death. Why Was He Able to Keep His Gun?
A protective order did not save Khalid Jabara.
Gary Noesner, the former chief of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, on the virtues of self-control and active listening.
More than 130,000 sellers weren’t visited at all.
A review of evidence-based strategies for addressing America’s violent crime epidemic can help cities move past knee-jerk responses — and focus on proven solutions.
To reverse a sharp decline in firearm convictions, New York City is pursuing another experiment with specialized gun courts. But making illegal weapons charges stick can be vexingly hard to do.