police

The Covert History of Narcs in High Schools

In high school, rumors spread like wildfire, and in almost every class, suspicions inevitably arise about the presence of a narc. The person in question…

The Forever War Between Cops and Firefighters

This month witnessed a breakdown of municipal trust in the city of Troy, Michigan: Some 20 police officers admitted to entering a local fire station…

How to Kill a Black Man Twice in America: The Botham Jean Story

On September 6th, a warm Thursday night in Dallas, Botham Jean was shot and killed by his neighbor — a cop. There’s no good way…

The Cops Who Dated British Female Activists Just So They Could Spy on Them

In 1993, Joy Gardner, a 40-year-old Jamaican woman who lived in North London, died while police restrained her. Gardner had arrived in the U.K. with…