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Hispanic males most likely to have a fatal interaction with police in segregated neighborhoods

February 12, 2019

Crowd-sourcing data set creates a more accurate view of fatal interactions with police in lieu of federally collected…
Research Brief: Preventing violent encounters between police and young black men in Minnesota

January 15, 2019

High profile events in recent years have drawn attention to violent encounters between police and young black men…
Why dead bodies used to be outlined with chalk by police? Do they still do that?

January 11, 2019

In some older movies or vintage photographs you might have seen chalk outlines marking the place of the…
Research to relieve stress of police officers expands

November 30, 2017

A new study funded by the U.S. Department of Justice could bring a better scientific understanding of the…
A Warmer Shade of Blue

June 26, 2017

In 2016, Philando Castile was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer while reaching for his identification during…
Watch Where You Point That ‘Scope: Police Mistake Telescope for a Gun

September 1, 2015

One more thing amateur astronomers might need to worry about besides clouds, bugs, and trying to fix equipment…
Crime data research throws new light on British Muslim communities

December 2, 2014

Muslim communities may not be as victimised by violent crime, or as dissatisfied with the police as is…
Police use new tool to source crowds for evidence

May 5, 2014

This photo taken Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Los Angles, shows a tablet computer displaying a web site…
Australian police get hand-held 3D crime scene laser scanner

February 18, 2014

The Zebedee scanner. Credit: CSIRO Police in Queensland Australia have reported to the media that they now have…
Better police surveillance technologies come with a cost, scholar says

November 12, 2013

The ever-increasing adoption of digital surveillance technologies by local police departments may dramatically improve the efficiency of criminal…
Computer model anticipates crime hot spots

November 4, 2013

New truancy interventions are helping to reduce thefts in Indio after a UCR sociologist developed a computer model…
A better breathalyzer: Gel-filled gemstones make new reusable tool for detecting alcohol vapor concentration

October 9, 2013

To gauge whether suspects involved in accidents or routine traffic stops have been driving drunk, police officers pair…
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