Public Safety & Justice

How Mayors Can Mend Police's Public Relations

The nation’s mayors released a report highlighting ways cities can rebuild the broken trust between police officers and citizens.

5 Reasons State House Speakers May Be Prone to Corruption

Sheldon Silver, who lost his job as one of the most powerful political posts in New York, is the fourth state house speaker to be indicted over the past year.

Is Vermont's Focus on Fighting Drug Addiction Working?

The state has recently taken more drastic steps than any other to transform its health and criminal justice systems to address the nationwide epidemic.

U.S. Transportation Chief Urges Mayors to Make Pedestrians a Priority

With pedestrian and cyclist deaths on the rise, Anthony Foxx challenged mayors to make the roads safer for both.

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