Public Safety & Justice

What Background Checks Data Reveals About Gun Ownership in America

Most states ran fewer firearm background checks last year, but that's only part of the story.

Police in This City Vow to Stop Arresting Drug Addicts

Instead they'll help put people on a fast track to recovery, representing a major shift in drug policy.

Getting Out of Jail and Back to Work in 'Second Chance City'

In Jersey City, N.J., ex-offenders are getting an opportunity to start their lives over again -- and so is a familiar public figure trying to help them.

The Next Baltimore?

Freddie Gray's death sparked the riots in Baltimore, but they reveal deep systemic problems that plague many American cities.

More from Public Safety & Justice