Long-Buried NJ Police Reports Reveal Racial Bias in Use of Force

New Jersey cops were ordered by state officials almost two decades ago to document all incidents when police used force. A team of reporters built a database after locating the reports and found what they called a “monument to failure.”

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Fixing America’s Cold Case Crisis

Since 1980, the U.S. has recorded 248,933 unsolved homicides, and the number is growing ominously each year. An expert on cold-case investigations writes that a forthcoming federal “Best Practices Guide” offers a path forward—if police are willing to take it.

Ex-FL Chief Gets Three Years for Framing Blacks

Raimundo Atesiano, the former Biscayne Park, Fl., police chief who directed his officers to frame innocent black men for a series of unsolved burglaries, was sentenced to three years in prison. Atesiano admitted he wanted to appease community leaders and polish the village’s property crimes record.