“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.
A new study on law enforcement deaths found that domestic disputes are more likely than other scenarios to lead to an officer getting shot. One Massachusetts officer isn’t surprised.
"When it comes time to pull a gun or a trigger, the standards need to be the same from coast to coast."
The Dallas police department is among those embracing a new strategy meant to reduce community conflict. But the rising number of firearms carried by civilians can make de-escalation more difficult.
Most of the incidents were shootings.