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Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown was killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, but everything else about his death has been in…

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As President Barack Obama urges Congress to embrace criminal justice reform, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing report saying the juvenile justice system…

Just days after a judge acquitted a Cleveland officer in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people when he fired his gun 49 times, the…

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is getting tough on criminals, even if the offenders are wearing badges and dressed in blue: She is asking the U.S.…

In 2012, a transgender woman Ashley Diamond, was arrested on burglary charges and was housed in a correctional facility with men. Although Diamond had been…

Last night, President Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and discussed a broad range of issues, including events in Ferguson, Mo. and the antics of Kanye…

UPDATE: 3/11/15 5:40 P.M. Police Chief Thomas Jackson will officially step down from the position effective March 19. Jackson sent in his resignation email this afternoon,…

In the aftermath of an explosive and scathing Department of Justice report alleging blatant discrimination, bias and racial stereotyping in the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department, a police official…

  After a grand jury decided not to indict former Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, many hoped…

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he does not trust the state attorney general’s office to conduct a transparent investigation into the shooting death of unarmed…

Following the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner—both at the hands of the police—law enforcement officials and their practices for policing black communities have…

Did you know that at least 20 states have sentencing policies that allow them to determine the severity of a criminal sentence based on factors…