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Protesters in New York City take to the streets in response to a grand jury's decision last week not to indict the officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

More diverse police forces are only the first step

Dec 8, 2014
Adding minority patrol officers isn't a quick fix. Experts say better leadership, policy changes are also needed.
Posted In: police, protests

On-the-ground coverage from protests Ferguson

Nov 25, 2014
Marketplace's Adam Allington is in Missouri covering the grand jury decision.
Posted In: Ferguson, police, protest

The numbers for November 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014
On Veterans Day, we look at Kai's time in the Navy and post-9/11 casualty rates.
Posted In: veterans, Iraq war, Afghanistan war, fracking, divorce, police

The numbers for September 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014
9/11, U2 and M16s: Here's what we're reading Thursday morning.
Posted In: 9/11, apple, police, drug cartel

To prevent crime, predict it

Aug 27, 2014
How looking at data to predict crime trends can help -- or harm -- citizens.
Posted In: big data, police, data
Police and citizen

Bringing accountability to police through data

Aug 26, 2014
How the use of data collection and analysis tools could improve policing.
Posted In: police, big data, government data

Equipping cops with cameras is only half the problem

Aug 19, 2014
All that data is difficult and expensive to manage.
Posted In: police, cameras, data storage

How police presence in Ferguson shut down one business

Aug 18, 2014
The Swiish Bar and Grill seemed far away from the violence. It was and it wasn't.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests, St. Louis, Small Business, police

SWAT teams are a growing presence in law enforcement

Aug 15, 2014
Since the 1960s, more local police departments have added their own SWAT team.
Posted In: police, riots, Ferguson

Why Ferguson's police department uses military weapons

Aug 14, 2014
The federal government helps local law enforcement acquire military equipment.
Posted In: Ferguson, police, weapons

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