Luis Cardona works for Montgomery County in Maryland, walking a fine line to keep trust with young people in gangs and agents who sometimes arrest them.
After a week of violent tension, some are asking if America is seeing the beginnings of a race war. But can there ever be winners and losers in such a fight?
Many Salvadorans say they're harassed and worse by heavily armed police patrolling poor neighborhoods. But few dare to use the latest technology to hold security forces accountable.
Forget the good cop, bad cop routine. Police departments across the US are updating their interrogation techniques with new lessons.
Soul-searching in San Bernardino County over school cops’ tactics and attitudes.
Handguns and assault rifles are completely banned in Britain, and a very small percentage of the country's police officers even carry guns, something that has led to a lower number of fatal police shootings.
When protests broke out in Baltimore, some immigrants there saw connections — how their relationships with police are similar to the relationships between cops and African Americans.
George Kelling was one of the two men who developed "broken windows" policing, which minority communities say unfairly targets them. But Kelling says the theory is misunderstood and even easily misapplied in potentially racist ways, even as it may have helped drive down crime rates nationwide.
Grand juries decided not indict the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The decision enraged many Americans, who questioned why the incidents didn't deserve an open trial — exactly the reason why the UK, the originator of grand juries, abolished its own system long ago.
Doubling the number of female police officers might seem like a positive step for Indonesia, but it won't be for the recruits who will have to endure a "humiliating and degrading" — and useless — virginity test to get onto the force.
Tensions subsided in Ferguson after lightly-equipped police largely replaced SWAT teams and armored vehicles on city streets. After more than a decade of such "Darth Vader gear" being the norm at protests, it may be time for a shift in tactics.