Why are police becoming more like soldiers?
Militarisation of the police is a developing phenomenon, spreading into nominally democratic societies as the bonds...
From cops to counterinsurgents: the militarization of America's police
Welcome to a new era of American policing, where cops increasingly see themselves as soldiers occupying enemy territory.
Predictive policing: mapping the future of policing?
New predictive policing technologies seem to promise crime reduction. But predictive policing also threatens the...
Published in: HomeThe thin blue line between security, policing and the arms trade
On March 12-14 the quiet English town of Farnborough will play host to the Security & Policing conference and...
White-washing the water cannon: salesmen, scientific experts and human rights abuses
Scrubbing away the white-wash of 'less lethal' riot control reveals a history littered with humanitarian disasters,...
"There is Marikana everyday in South Africa" - an interview with Abahlali baseMjondolo
Film: Struggling for the right to decent housing and against the criminalisation of poverty, South African shack...
The heavy hand on Venezuela's streets
Faced with soaring levels of crime and violence, Venezuela's government continues to militarize the police. The...
The military grip on US policing
US domestic law enforcement finds one reason after another to adopt military tactics and tougher approaches to...