Police Accountability Report

An Inside Look at How Police Control the Political Process

An Inside Look at How Police Control the Political Process

April 28, 2019

A deep dive into the details of the political economy that allows law enforcement to defeat civilian reform efforts, and what can be done to change it

Capitalism and Militarized Policing: A Perfect Match

Militarized Policing and Corruption: A Perfect Match

March 19, 2019

A recent string of police scandals reveals how heavy-handed policing and monetized misery work in tandem to exacerbate the country’s entrenched social ills

How Profit Makes Policing Immune to Reform

How Profit Makes Policing Immune to Reform

March 1, 2019

TRNN takes a closer look at recent efforts to reform one of the most corrupt police departments in the country, and how even the dysfunction fuels profit for law enforcement in general

City Gave 8 Cops License to Terrorize Residents, Now Officials Say They're Not Responsible

City Gave 8 Cops License to Terrorize Residents, Now Officials Say They’re Not Responsible

February 19, 2019

As fall-out from the Gun Trace Task Force continues to unfold in Baltimore, top city officials are saying the officers were acting outside the scope of their employment and cannot be held liable for robbing and falsely arresting hundreds of residents

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America's Inequality Machine

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America’s Inequality Machine

February 10, 2019

The recent in-custody police death of Anton Black and inadequate civilian oversight in Baltimore reveal how the underlying imperative of policing in the U.S. is not public safety, but instead heightening the rampant inequality that continues to plague urban America