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Police



  • It's Time for Police to Start Snitching

    by Ibram X. Kendi

    Communities of color are actually disproportionately likely to report crimes—it’s police themselves who have maintained a corrosive culture of silence.


  • Ferguson, Missouri: This Is Who We Are

    by Simon Balto

    "This is who we are. It’s who we’ve been for a very long time. Godspeed to the people of Ferguson, and to everyone else out there working to fix us."



  • Founder of CT military museum killed by police

    A Connecticut man who was shot and killed by the local police at the start of the Memorial Day weekend was identified Sunday by state authorities as a 75-year-old Army veteran and founder of a military museum in Danbury.The authorities said the man, John Valluzzo, was armed with a handgun when officers from the Ridgefield Police Department confronted him in the front yard of his property on Friday just after 5:15 p.m. The officers had responded to a call of a domestic dispute at that address, 423 Ridgebury Road in Ridgefield, along a verdant stretch of sizable homes.

  • Ten Years of "Police Advisors" in Iraq

    by Martha K. Huggins

    Iraqi Special Operation Forces arresting a "suspect" in a training operation in 2009. Credit: Flickr/U.S. Army.Ten years ago, in the aftermath of the invasion of Iraq and that country's descent into anarchy, the United States began assisting, training, and equipping the Iraqi police.