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Arming teachers – an effective security measure or a false sense...

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University In the wake of the mass shooting at...

Federal agents sent to Kenosha, but history shows militarized policing in...

Angélica Durán-Martínez, University of Massachusetts Lowell The U.S. Justice Department has dispatched federal agents and U.S. marshals to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where a police shooting left...

Police unions are one of the biggest obstacles to transforming policing

Jill McCorkel, Villanova University Protesters and community organizers are increasingly calling for defunding and disbanding the police as a way to end police violence. Advocates argue...

What policing during the pandemic can tell us about crime rates...

Tom Nolan, Emmanuel College Social distancing orders in place across the U.S. have added to the long list of low-level offenses that police are charged...

Want to reform America’s police? Look to firefighters

Roscoe Scarborough, College of Coastal Georgia Freddie Gray. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. The deaths of black youth and men at the hands of police have sparked...

College-educated cops enforce the law more aggressively

Richard Wright, Georgia State University; Richard Rosenfeld, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Thaddeus L. Johnson, Georgia State University In the wake of controversial and widely...

Could crowd-sourced policing turn us into vigilantes – or bedroom super...

By David S. Wall, Durham University An increasingly popular weekend pastime among fans of Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Inspector Morse and others, are murder mystery...

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The secret behind the success of the new ‘Star Wars’ films

Subimal Chatterjee, Binghamton University, State University of New York In the 40 years since the original “Star Wars” film premiered, the franchise has been a...