US policing

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Biden signs police reform executive order on anniversary of George Floyd’s murder
Measure addresses use of force and other policies after broader legislation stalled in Congress

Lauren Gambino in Washington

25, May, 2022 @11:51 PM

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Could this tough-on-crime billionaire be LA’s next mayor?
Rick Caruso’s campaign is tapping into fears of rising crime and Angelenos’ frustration with the homelessness emergency

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

21, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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US Indigenous women face high rates of sexual violence – with little recourse
Amnesty International calls for US to restore tribal jurisdiction over crimes on Native lands, where nearly one in three women have been raped

Hallie Golden

17, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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South LA’s ‘daycrawler’: the man who’s captured the aftermath of gun violence for 20 years
‘Most outlets aren’t writing about what happened on 81st and Figueroa,’ says Nasser Baker, whose A Million Hits accounts have become a staple in the news diet of many Angelenos

Abené Clayton in Los Angeles

15, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alabama jail official, who allegedly fled with inmate, dies after police chase
Casey White and Vicky White were apprehended following a car chase after they fled over a week and a half back

Guardian staff and agencies

10, May, 2022 @12:38 AM

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‘They made the world look at me’: Jacob Blake on his gratitude to NBA stars
When police shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the story was reported around the world, thanks in no small part to star basketball players

Etan Thomas

03, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I made a lot of mistakes’: Jon Bernthal on machismo, his violent past and playing a corrupt cop in We Own This City
For his role in the hotly anticipated new drama from the creators of The Wire, Bernthal embedded himself in the Baltimore police force. He talks about his own brushes with the law, advice from Brad Pitt and how acting saved his life

Chris Godfrey

02, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Minneapolis police engaged in pattern of racial discrimination, inquiry finds
Report released by Minnesota’s human rights department says agency and city will negotiate an agreement to address problems

Guardian staff and agencies

27, Apr, 2022 @10:55 PM

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US police have killed nearly 600 people in traffic stops since 2017, data shows
Deaths continue apace this year, with Black victims disproportionately harmed, amid calls to reduce traffic encounters

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

21, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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No, more police won’t make New Yorkers – or anyone else – safer. It never does | Simon Balto
After the subway shooting last week, New York City mayor Eric Adams declared he will deploy more police to the subway. But that’s the last thing that will help

Simon Balto

19, Apr, 2022 @10:09 AM

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California police department investigates officers blaring Disney music
Santa Ana residents were woken as police played loud music to prevent themselves from being recorded

Maya Yang

16, Apr, 2022 @12:18 AM

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‘That was my beloved son’: family of Patrick Lyoya say police killed their son in an ‘execution’
The family’s lawyer says Grand Rapid police officer broke protocol by using the Taser too close to Lyoya

Nina Lakhani and agencies

15, Apr, 2022 @3:08 PM

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