Martin Kaste appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
After the murder of George Floyd, Minneapolis leaders pledged to dismantle the city's police department. Residents disagree on what that should look like.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
The Minneapolis Police Department is short-staffed, even as violent crime has surged. The city and its residents are improvising as they argue over what the future of policing should look like.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
One year after the George Floyd protests, the future of Minneapolis Police Department is still unclear, as the Defund movement collides with the reality of increasing violent crime.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The Justice Department is getting ready to bring back consent decrees, the feds' main tools to force reform in a police department. But post-George Floyd, do they still make sense?
Friday, June 04, 2021
Celebrity defense attorney F. Lee Bailey has died, His high-profile clients included Patty Hearst and OJ Simpson and those cases, along with controversy, helped bring national prominence.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
King County, Wash., banned the use of facial recognition by county agencies like law enforcement, following cities such as San Francisco. In most of the U.S., activists are finding bans a tough sell.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Last year's dramatic increase in shootings and murder has continued into 2021, and police departments are steeling themselves for a difficult summer.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Some blame the U.S.'s high rate of police shootings on racism or militarism. But another theory says there's a simpler problem: American police aren't taught how to grapple with armed suspects.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Recent shootings and traffic stops have triggered outrage about police conduct, but also about their skills. Experts say police training is uneven in the U.S., and a lot of it is ineffective.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin is being seen as a watershed moment for police accountability. But will it actually change policing in America?
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The implications from the trial of Derek Chauvin could impact the policing system.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
We paint a portrait of the suburb where Daunte Wright, 20, was shot by police during a traffic stop at the start of the week.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Brooklyn Center police say the police officer who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop accidentally pulled her gun instead of her Taser. The death sparked clashes Sunday night.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Medical experts, including a forensic pathologist and a pulmonary specialist, testified this week about the death of George Floyd in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Friday, April 09, 2021
On the 10th day of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, the state tried addressed the official cause of death for George Floyd , the man Chauvin is charged with murdering last May.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
In the Derek Chauvin trial, prosecutors said Chauvin killed George Floyd last May by exerting pressure on his back and neck, bringing in a highly-respected pulmonologist to make that case to the jury.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
On the eighth day of the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the jury heard more about standards of use of force in law enforcement.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Prosecutors focused on the use of force at the murder trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin. A key expert witness testified that Chauvin's use of force was "excessive" against George Floyd.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
On day seven of the Chauvin trial, prosecution focused on the legality of the force used on Floyd. In cross-examination, the defense built its case that Chauvin didn't go beyond what the rules allow.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The latest on the investigation into the Boulder shooting, and a look at how police responded — using tactics they've had far too much practice developing in Colorado.