Census Bureau data suggest that the number of police per capita is declining in the United States.
Police are safer than ever — but why?
How many people are killed by police? The numbers are interesting, but not illuminating.
Congress’s last few months have been filled with plenty of fear mongering. Between the ISIS “menace” and the Ebola “crisis,” Congress still had some time to spend humiliating a security guard over his “criminal history” after he escorted the president at a Center for Disease Control (CDC) facility. But politicians who spent the last 40 … Continued
My inbox and Facebook comments are awash with angry protestations about my article on law enforcement fatalities and my follow up post on police assaults and injuries. This is a charged and complex issue, and there are many different ways of looking at it, so I anticipated this. Here are some notes about the methodology I used to study the … Continued