With a bit of data-mining, and a bit of mentoring, a California city's anti-crime program pays people a monthly stipend to avoid dangerous behavior and stick to positive goals.The craziest part? It's working.
Who's Policing The Police?
Under Attorney General Eric Holder, the U.S. Department of Justice has staged several federal interventions into local police departments to combat corruption and enforce accountability. Here, The Takeaway looks behind the scenes at local departments across the country, from New Jersey, where police in-fighting and lawsuits have cost tax-payers millions of dollars, to Seattle where the police department is now operating under a federal consent decree.
Jun 27, 2014
Jun 26, 2014After several high-profile incidents where the Seattle Police Department used excessive force, a DOJ report found that the police department used biased practices and excessive force....
Jun 25, 2014The Cincinnati Police Department's fraught relationship with the community came to a head on April 7, 2001, when a police patrolman shot and killed a 19-year-old African-American. Wit...
Jun 24, 2014As part of The Takeaway's weeklong look into police departments, we head to Ohio for a look at Department of Justice investigation into Cleveland's police department, and the case tha...
Jun 23, 2014
The force is with you - and it's expensive. Internal fighting cost New Jersey taxpayers $29 million last year, and the Garden State isn't alone.