US policing

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Florida police chief on leave after flashing badge in golf cart traffic stop
Mary O’Connor and her husband were stopped by an officer for driving a golf cart without a license plate

Maya Yang in New York

04, Dec, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Cracking apps: are crimefighters going too far to bring down cartels?
Deciphering encryption is said to have upended a vast drug network, but some say the method should worry us all

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

02, Dec, 2022 @2:41 PM

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San Francisco police propose using robots capable of ‘deadly force’
City’s board of supervisors to consider proposal involving remote-controlled devices

Samira Asma-Sadeque

24, Nov, 2022 @8:34 PM

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LA officer ‘violated policy’ by firing shots that killed teen in dressing room
Bystander Valentina Orellana-Peralta, 14, was killed last year when police officer shot at assault suspect in store

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

23, Nov, 2022 @8:20 PM

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Three Georgia jail guards charged over beating caught on video
Three officers face battery charges for September attack on Black man detained for traffic violation and drug possession

Gloria Oladipo

23, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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New York City mayor’s longtime friend now holds high-paid NYPD job
Lisa White, who earns $241,000 a year, is one of a number of Eric Adams’s friends, family and former colleagues hired to top roles

Yoav Gonen for The City

22, Nov, 2022 @2:09 AM

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Sex parties and fast cars: US agent turned cartel mole claims DEA corruption
As he enters prison, a disgraced former DEA agent who lived a decadent double life has claimed his own crimes were the tip of the iceberg

J Oliver Conroy

20, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Other Side of Prospect review: murder and injustice in New Haven
In telling the story of a monstrous Connecticut injustice, Nicholas Dawidoff achieves a novelistic power and intensity

Michael Henry Adams

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Driver who crashed into Los Angeles sheriff’s recruits released from custody
Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez was arrested after the Wednesday incident, but has been freed while the case is being investigated

Guardian staff and agencies

18, Nov, 2022 @8:33 PM

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‘The sheriff who went rogue’: Alex Villanueva’s scandal-plagued tenure ends in LA
The sheriff’s term was marked by misconduct, abuse and corruption cases in the largest county sheriff’s agency in the US

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

16, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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California city agrees to $3m settlement for killing 21-year-old in his home
Angel Ramos, 21, was fatally shot by the Vallejo police department, which then spread falsehoods about the incident

Sam Levin

11, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Florida police arrest legally blind man whose cane they mistook for a gun
Two deputies face suspension without pay after stopping James Hodges, 61, in Lake City last month

Edward Helmore

10, Nov, 2022 @2:22 PM

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