law enforcement

Are Baltimore Police Stealing Overtime?

Are Baltimore Police Stealing Overtime?

October 24, 2018

A new audit concludes that the Baltimore Police Department cannot stop fraud and abuse of overtime and that controls are so lax that officials can’t determine how many hours officers are actually working

America’s For-Profit Criminal Justice is Crushing the Poor

August 9, 2018

A recent push by Senator Bernie Sanders to eliminate cash bail highlights how systemic monetizing of law enforcement continues to enrich cops, courts, and prosecutors

Body-Cam Footage Leads to Charges of Evidence Tampering Against Baltimore Cop

January 24, 2018

The footage, which shows an officer placing evidence in a vacant lot and then activating his camera to retrieve it, has embroiled the Baltimore Police Department in yet another scandal

How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women

November 27, 2017

Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More,” explains how police strategies like ‘zero tolerance’ implemented by purportedly liberal states have wreaked havoc on the lives of black women

Why is Police Brutality Against Women So Often Overlooked?

November 21, 2017

Women’s experiences with police violence are often absent from the discussion about police brutality. TRNN’s Taya Graham and Stephen Janis discuss the issue with attendees of the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Baltimore

Civil Rights Groups Say Black Police Chief Targeted for Filing Discrimination Complaint

November 3, 2017

In amicus court filings supporting an appeal of former Pocomoke Chief Kelvin Sewell’s misconduct conviction, a variety of organizations argue he was prosecuted in retaliation for filing racial discrimination complaints against Worcester County officials.

More Black Cops Are Saying Community Control of the Police is the Answer

July 1, 2017

TRNN talks to Black law enforcement including a Baltimore police chief as well as local leaders over the growing calls for communities to govern the police that serves them

Drug Wars

February 5, 2014
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox says that decriminalization of marijuana is a step in the right direction, but that legalization and regulation are needed in order to seriously reduce drug-related violence and allow police to better serve the public

Pope Francis

February 5, 2014
Chairperson Kirsten Sandberg discusses the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child report outlining massive allegations of child abuse coverups and its demands The Vatican take action to hold guilty parties accountable

U.S. Army to Test Blimps With Capacity to Surveil East Coast

January 28, 2014
David Rocah: Blimps that will be tested in Aberdeen, Maryland have the capability to monitor airspace from North Carolina to Boston, as military technology is increasingly used in domestic law enforcement