In 1932, the “Bonus Army” of jobless veterans staged a protest in Washington, DC. The government dispersed them with tear gas.
In states transitioning from authoritarianism to democracy, resistance to police abuses can make or break the larger democratic project, explains one social scientist.
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
People love the idea of a machine that tells us who to trust. But the historical analog of the online lie detector also didn't work.