Public Safety & Justice

In Wake of Dallas and Baton Rouge, Police Around U.S. Take Extra Safety Precautions

Many police chiefs are ordering their officers to work in pairs. But whether that actually makes cops -- and citizens -- safer is up for debate.

How Cops and Mayors Are Making the Most of Pokémon Go

City officials across the country are using the gaming craze to educate and engage with the public -- and have some fun.

Congress Refuses, So California Will Study Gun Violence

In the wake of another mass shooting and amid congressional inaction on gun control, the state has announced plans to open the nation's first public research center dedicated to firearm violence.

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