By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 01:57 PM
According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 12:23 PM
Johnson spent his August and early September working with Republicans to try to win their support and talked with the Washington Examiner about the experience.
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 10:05 AM
The White House supports more body cameras for cops, the administration said in response to an online petition calling for all law enforcement officials to wear such technology in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
By Byron York | 09/09/14 09:08 PM
Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.
09/09/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government programs to help local police agencies obtain military-grade equipment evolved in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but more than a decade later lawmakers are questioning why smalltown police departments need armored vehicles, automatic weapons and...
By Mona Charen | 09/09/14 01:24 PM
It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.
09/05/14 07:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review a program that provides high-powered rifles and other surplus military equipment to civilian police departments across the country. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois said he has long been concerned...
By Michael Barone | 09/05/14 05:06 PM
The New York Times has an interesting story on the divergence between the percentage of white residents and the percentage of whites in a municipality's police force.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/05/14 03:21 PM
President Obama this week is overseas for the NATO summit in Wales. He first stopped in Estonia to ease concerns over Russian forces moving in on Ukraine.
09/04/14 10:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched a broad investigation Thursday into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The investigation, which is separate from an existing federal probe...
By Larry Elder | 09/04/14 03:34 PM
The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.
By Brian Hughes | 09/04/14 03:14 PM
The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...
By Paul Bedard | 09/04/14 02:04 PM
A former FBI Criminal Investigative Division deputy director charges that Attorney General Eric Holder's surprise civil rights probe of the Ferguson, Mo., police department is a political sham.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 11:35 AM
Civil rights groups are hailing the federal investigation as a major victory for those sharply questioning the circumstances surrounding the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 07:26 PM
A Tea Party Republican has teamed up with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus on a bill to place limits on a Pentagon program providing surplus military equipment to local police around the country.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14
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