Public Safety & Justice

What Exactly Is a Sanctuary City?

Clinton and Trump clash on them. Congress and some states have been trying to defund them. But no one can seem to agree on what it means to actually be a sanctuary city.

Should Violence Against Cops Be a Hate Crime?

"Blue Lives Matter" bills that would increase the penalties for attacking police are popping up in states and Congress.

High-Speed Police Chases Go High-Tech

Technology is transforming the way police fight crime, making it safer for not only officers but also criminals and innocent bystanders.

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.

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