Knowing all too well that sporting events and having fun are secondary to survival for many youth, Cal Ripken Jr. and his family began the work of making a deeper impact in the lives of children on a national scale.
Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes.
Cases involving drugs or alcohol may be challenging to investigate if the victim is impaired. But that makes it all the more important to conduct a thorough investigation to put the evidence together.
This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! A few weeks ago, we told you about the insane things going on in Mississipp...
Naloxone programs represent a paradigm shift in law enforcement attitude toward drug users from a "lock'em up" mentality to an emphasis on the value of all human life.
When we discover that a police officer has lied, it raises serious questions and concerns. For every falsehood uncovered, how often does one go unnoticed? How often do an officer's lies end up becoming damning evidence against a defendant?
I was a police officer for 20 years, enforcing drug laws in California and thinking I was doing my part for society.
I fought the law and the law didn't show up in traffic court the other day, so my case was summarily dismissed. Oh, happy day... sort of. After p...
There are signs that Brazil's already hyper-militarized culture of public security provision is becoming even more securitized. Nowhere are the risks more evident than in Rio de Janeiro where 4,000 federal forces were deployed this month to occupy the city´s most violent favelas, including Maré.
We have seen significant damage done to families through laws that replace common sense and an evaluation of individual circumstances with zero-tolerance laws that foster injustice.
As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have winded down, police have actively recruited military personnel and equipment, turning domestic police departments into small battalions more suited for Kabul than Peoria.
The rights violations that police commit in the course of enforcing anti-prostitution and other "quality of life" laws are so pervasive and those targeted so stigmatized that the system is rarely challenged. Which is why Monica's stance is so important.
Once again, the U.S. government is attempting to police the world when it should be policing its own law enforcement agencies.
As the fighting broke out in Juba on the fateful night of 15 December, thousands of civilians flocked to the gates of the United Nations Mission in So...
Americans are now eight times more likely to die in a police confrontation than they are to be killed by a terrorist.
We are fighting for a stronger economy, better schools, great public services, and all the other things we want for San Jose -- because a safer city is necessary to making all of them possible.