Public Safety & Justice

Who Crime Victims Are and How They View Justice Reform

Key takeaways from recent surveys about crime's impact on victims.

Civil Forfeiture Laws Pit Police Versus Everybody Else

Conservatives and liberals are teaming up to restrict or ban the laws that let officers seize billions of dollars a year from people who haven’t been convicted or, sometimes, even charged with a crime.

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.

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