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The Policeman and the Journalist: A Mid-East Policy Dilemma

Joseph Braude | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media
Joseph Braude

The January 2010 assassination in Dubai of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a cofounder of the military wing of Hamas, briefly drew international attention to the man who went on to investigate it: Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai's long-serving chief of police.

Huffington Magazine This Week: Under Fire

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Radley Balko looks at how an unprecedented police reform movement got its start in one of America's most conservative states: Utah.

Huffington Issue 75: Unlikely Police Reform, A Tale of Two Animal Farms and More

Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime

In this week's issue of Huffington, we look at a botched drug raid that sparked police reform in the unlikely state of Utah. Elsewhere in the issue, w...

Sasha Belenky

The Ship That Sailed Into The Hurricane & More Must-Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

1. Tragedy On The Bounty One of the stranger stories to have come out of Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast a year ago this week, is...

Radley Balko

An Occupy Activist Finds A New Cause To Champion

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

This article is the fourth in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. Read Part 3 here. SALT LAKE CITY -- Two men with different ap...

Radley Balko

How An Unlikely State Became A Hotbed For Police Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

This is the story of how a botched drug raid on a lonely veteran in January 2012 sparked a fascinating movement for police reform -- in Utah of all pl...

Radley Balko

Meet The Activist Bringing Conservatives On Board The Police Reform Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

This article is the third in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. Read Part 2 here. SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah is one of the reddest...

Radley Balko

As The Drug War Escalates, SWAT Teams Become 'Bullies With Badges And Guns'

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

This article is the second in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. Read Part 1 here. OGDEN, Utah -- Former Sheriff William "Dub"...

Radley Balko

How A Drug Raid Gone Wrong Sparked A Call For Change In The Unlikeliest State In The Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

This article is the first in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. OGDEN, Utah -- It's late summer, and the house at 3268 Jackson...

Beyond Pacification in Rio de Janeiro

Robert Muggah | Posted 10.13.2013 | World
Robert Muggah

Rio de Janeiro is facing a new crisis. The social protests that started in June and July 2013 are taking a sinister turn.

Tunisia Eyes Its Cops and Spies

Joseph Braude | Posted 12.18.2012 | World
Joseph Braude

Today in Tunisia and Egypt, most of the people who staff the police and intelligence services are holdovers from the deposed regime -- while some of the very Islamists whom they were trained to undermine hold the reins of power.

When "Stop and Frisk" Becomes "Stop and Hurt"

Hugh Hogan | Posted 10.21.2012 | New York
Hugh Hogan

We need to answer the broader questions about increasing equality and opportunity for all to ensure NYC's successful future as a city worthy of being upheld as a model metropolis. We must demand police reform now to create a better present.