law enforcement

Brust, AmeliaKristen Mahoney, Justice Department

A look inside a new DOJ laboratory for law enforcement

The Justice Department’s new National Law Enforcement Knowledge Lab is aimed at public safety and what the agency calls constitutional policing.

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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FILE - This Aug. 29, 2018, file photo shows an arrangement of prescription oxycodone pills in New York. U.S. health officials Tuesday, April 9. 2019, warned doctors not to abruptly stop prescribing opioid painkillers to patients who are taking them for chronic pain ailments, such as backaches.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

The DEA keeps an eye on a problem that predated the pandemic, and will be here long after

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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, a New York City police officer sits in a cruiser at a checkpoint surrounding Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York. The vast majority of complaints about New York City police officers' mistreatment of youths stemmed from encounters with black and Hispanic children, according to a new study by the city’s police watchdog agency. Nearly two-thirds of youth complaints to the Civilian Complaint Review Board involved children of color, the report says, including some “stopped for seemingly innocuous activities such as playing, high-fiving, running, carrying backpacks, and jaywalking.

DHS Science and Tech directorate studying ways to reduce on-duty police crashes

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DOJ grants management program funds for crime reduction, victim services initiatives

The Office of Justice Programs works with state, local and tribal police departments to fund crime reduction initiatives, victim services and other programs.

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Feds should help local police access digital evidence

A report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies says the federal government needs a bigger role in helping state and local police access…

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Michael Horowitz, DOJ IG

Review of gender equity in DOJ law enforcement finds men say it exists but women disagree

Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department, said 22 percent of all women and 43 percent of female criminal investigators reported experiencing gender-based discrimination in the department.

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