Policing

In the wake of riots and accusations of racial bias among law enforcement, a local initiative finds answers in the new global framework.
Carey L. Biron March 9, 2017

An upcoming World Bank report cites two cities in Colombia and one in Brazil as models for overcoming urban violence. 

September 15, 2016

The software designed by Amnesty International Brazil features crowd-sourced data on shootouts, location, injuries and fatalities, PRI reports. 

July 18, 2016
In an interview with Citiscope, Kenya's most prominent local leader offers a critique and a defense of the country's experiment with handing power to local governments.
Christopher Swope October 29, 2015

The intelligence center in Springfield, Massachusetts, draws real-time video from dozens of cameras and instantly detects gunfire, MassLive reports. 

October 22, 2015

New York Mayor de Blasio is trying to bring some law and order to the “Crossroads of the World,” Politico New York reports.  

October 6, 2015

The U. S. city saw dramatic drops in violent crime after introducing microphones that detect gunshots and other policing technology, Yahoo Tech reports. 

August 25, 2015

Abu Dhabi’s newest police car is designed for high-speed chases, the Daily Mail reports. 

July 8, 2015

Anti-crime initiatives have failed to contain robberies and violence as Rio readies for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Reuters reports. 

June 25, 2015

A small Massachusetts city has pledged to help drug addicts recover without any threat of arrest, Governing reports. 

May 21, 2015
The mayor of Mexico's capital city is taking a number of steps against public officials taking bribes.
Ana Arana May 7, 2015

The “Robo Cops” will help the city handle a surge in visitors for Expo 2020 by patrolling malls and other public venues, the Khaleej Times reports.

May 7, 2015

Scott created a smartphone app that helps police analyze crime data in real time.

June 16, 2014
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