Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe

While the cause to curb police shootings of black people has drawn diverse groups of activists, a slice of them borrow tactics from past militant resistance in the nation.


Baton Rouge Gunman Moved ‘Tactically’ to Target Police Officers, Officials Say

The authorities pieced together and described how Gavin Long systematically killed and wounded law enforcement officials during a rampage on Sunday.


Veterans Worry Baton Rouge and Dallas Shootings Will Spread Stereotypes

Both gunmen served in the military, raising fears that people will “make the leap that all veterans are killers with PTSD that are going to blow at a moment’s notice,” … Continue Reading →


Baton Rouge Attack Deepens Anguish for Police: ‘We’ve Seen Nothing Like This’

Law enforcement officials said it had been generations since the nation endured two separate episodes in which so many police officers were killed.


On Eve of G.O.P. Convention, Law and Order Takes the Floor

After three police officers are fatally shot in Louisiana, Donald J. Trump is likely to amplify his “law-and-order” campaign theme.


On Eve of the Republican Convention, Law and Order Takes the Floor

After three police officers are fatally shot in Louisiana, Donald J. Trump is likely to amplify his “law and order” campaign theme.


Race/Related: Does This Flag Make You Flinch?

To protest police violence, an artist resurrected an old NAACP flag about lynching. I wondered if provocative art could help a divided nation confront its past and present.


Race Relations Are at Lowest Point in Obama Presidency, Poll Finds

A New York Times/CBS News Poll indicates that relations between African-Americans and the police are so brittle that the attack that killed five officers in Dallas left many respondents unsurprised.


Families and Fellow Officers Honor Victims of Dallas Sniper

Hours after President Obama presided over a memorial service, loved ones of three of the slain officers began saying goodbye.


Dallas Journal: Dallas Police Are Used to Recovering From Being in Harm’s Way

Thursday’s shooting deaths of five officers came about 13 months after another attack from a gunman, and about two years after an Ebola crisis.


Funerals Begin for Dallas Police Officers Killed by Sniper

After days of public mourning at a national, the families now face the burden of saying goodbye to the five dead officers one at a time.


Obama Tells Mourning Dallas, ‘We Are Not as Divided as We Seem’

President Obama urged Americans not to give in to despair Tuesday at a memorial for five police officers gunned down by a black Army veteran.


Dallas Police Are Used to Recovering From Being in Harm’s Way

Thursday’s shooting deaths of five officers came about 13 months after another attack from a gunman, and about two years after an Ebola crisis.


Mayor de Blasio, Informed by His Family, Steps Into Debate on Race

The mayor continues to push for changes in police tactics meant to bridge the gap between law enforcement and minorities.


Taser International Dominates the Police Body Camera Market

The company, best known for its stun guns, has drawn criticism for its relationships with the police and its sales tactics, which it says are common.


Memorial Service for Dallas Officers

President Obama and former President George W. Bush spoke on Tuesday at the memorial service for the five police officers who were killed in Dallas.


Have the Dallas Police Improved? Depends on Whom You Ask

Though Chief David O. Brown has worked to steer his department away from a history of racism and abuse, black residents expressed a wide range of views of the police.


Dallas Gunman’s Plans for Bombing Remain a Worry for Police

“The concern is we haven’t found something that’s out there,” the city’s police chief said Monday, referring to the gunman’s claims to have planted explosives.