The increase in U.S. murders this summer does not appear to be as large as the record spike last summer.
The review, part of the Biden administration’s efforts to make preserving civil rights protections a priority, applies to federal funding for local law enforcement agencies.
The inquiry by the Colorado Department of Law began after the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a young Black man who was stopped by the police, put into a chokehold and injected with a powerful anesthetic.
Since the Taliban takeover, much of Afghanistan’s countryside has seen a big drop in violence after 20 years of fighting. “It has been a long time now since a bullet hit our homes.”
“It shook the foundation,” a City Council member said of the protests that followed the shooting of Jacob Blake last summer.
The changes address longstanding requests of police departments, who had said that monitors overseeing policing overhauls needed more accountability.
The settlement comes more than a year after Karen Garner, then 73, was grabbed by a police officer and flung to the ground for allegedly shoplifting from a Walmart.
In an interview, Iván Duque defended his performance amid the pandemic and social strife, which could prompt a leftward shift in elections next year.
The authorities are responding to a wave of gun violence. But their anti-gang tactics have long faced criticism for unfairly targeting young Black people.
The trooper, Jacob Brown, who was charged with assaulting Aaron Larry Bowman in May 2019 and later resigned, defended the attack as “pain compliance.”
Turning their backs on the ones who had their backs.
Mr. Adams won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City by portraying himself as a working-class politician who understood the concerns of average New Yorkers.
The second shooting in the tourist destination in two months came as New York City is emerging from the pandemic and confronting a wave of gun violence.
Mr. Adams, who ran a campaign focused on appealing to blue-collar Black and Latino voters, said America does not “want fancy candidates.”
Asheville, N.C., has been among the hardest hit by police departures in the wake of last year’s George Floyd protests. About a third of the force quit or retired.
Black candidates are leading in this New York City election. Can they avoid the pitfalls?
The president made clear that he intends to approach crime prevention by investing in, rather than defunding, the police as he waded into an urgent national debate over policing.
The Trump G.O.P.’s voter-suppression efforts and surging murder rates leave Democrats vulnerable.
In Tuesday’s primary for mayor of New York City, Democrats have a choice between two distinctly different paths on policing, crime and civil rights.
Mr. Adams’s police credentials have helped him rise to the top of this year’s mayoral field. But his relationship with the department is complex.
The officers voted to leave the unit, known as the Rapid Response Team, hours after one of its members was charged with assaulting a woman at an Oregon protest in August.
The death came three days after the International Criminal Court’s departing chief prosecutor requested a full investigation into the bloody war on drugs in the Philippines.
Tired of law enforcement corruption, the owners of a fast-food chain in Pakistan sought justice over social media.
The plan synthesizes recommendations throughout the government that would aim to identify extremists in the United States after years of heightened focus on terrorists abroad.
Most city leaders, eager to rejuvenate downtown economies, have lifted coronavirus restrictions. But rising violent crime has kept both residents and tourists at home.
The F.B.I. scored two major victories, recovering a Bitcoin ransom and tricking lawbreakers with an encryption app. But criminals may still have the upper hand.
Retirements nationwide were up by 45 percent and resignations by 18 percent in the 12-month period ending in April.
The move against the unit in Frankfurt is the latest by German authorities to clamp down on a rise in far-right networks in several state security units and in the military.
The tile, installed beneath a mural sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts and intended to honor police officers, contained imagery that some associate with a rebuke of racial justice.
The officers face criminal prosecution for responses to demonstrations last year that Mayor Andrew Ginther said “did not meet my expectations or the community’s.”
The demonstrations that swept the country after George Floyd’s death lived on for much of the year in Portland, a city now engaged in finger-pointing and a debate over what comes next.
Dennis White had served for two days before he was placed on leave because of accusations from two decades ago. He has dismissed them as false and tainted by racism.
Reshaping American policing is not some shocking new idea from the radical left.
A campaign over meth, money and accountability cost law enforcement officers in Guernsey, Wyo., their jobs. Now their lawsuits are prying open the town’s secrets.
America’s top cop on better policing, race relations, Chauvin, Biden, Rudy and Andrew.
A psychologist who had worn the blue, he coached thousands of New York City police officers in hostage negotiations, creating a model for law enforcement.
Mona Hardin, Mr. Greene’s mother, said a lack of accountability for her son’s death in Louisiana State Police custody in 2019 was “inhumane.”
Curtis Sliwa, the founder of the Guardian Angels, and Fernando Mateo, a restaurateur, yelled at each other repeatedly during the free-wheeling virtual debate.
The looming vote on creating a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol assault could reignite a clash over the Senate blocking tactic. Activists worry that time is short for a bid to eliminate it.
Samaria Rice wants the Ohio Supreme Court to keep the man who killed her son in 2014 from being reinstated as a Cleveland police officer. The former officer, Timothy Loehmann, was never charged.
The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.
Grand jury minutes in the investigation into Daniel Prude’s death reveal the many ways the criminal justice system struggles when prosecuting the police.
Lawmakers passed a bill named for Javier Ambler II, who died in 2019 after officers arrested him in front of a “Live PD” television crew. If the governor signs it, this would mean the end of police cooperation with reality TV shows.
James Forman Jr. on the wicked problem of crime and the messy politics of safety
Officers Desmond Barney and Lincoln Lampley were charged last year with killing George Robinson, 62, in Mississippi.
One former officer with the Loveland Police Department was charged with assault and another was charged with not reporting a case of excessive force or intervening while it happened, prosecutors said.
Larry Krasner, the district attorney who reduced incarceration in Philadelphia, faces a challenger who blames him for a spike in shootings and homicides.