Was there really an unprecedented spike in shootings of police?
This isn’t America; it’s Baltimore.
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.
The Council of Economic Advisers says the US has 35% fewer police than the world average; really?!
How dangerous is it to be a cop? That depends on how many cops there are.
How dangerous is policing today? Is it getting worse, and does it justify the kinds of armaments local police forces are using? The Pentagon is giving cops half a billion dollars a year of military equipment, under the auspices of keeping them and us safe, so the answer really does matter. I’ve been criticized by defenders of police … Continued