Martin Kaste appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
When a coronavirus-infected VIP such as the president chooses to travel, it increases Secret Service agents' risk of contracting the virus. And agents have little choice in the matter.
Friday, October 02, 2020
Outrage over grand jury findings in the Breonna Taylor case resurfaced old doubts about the uniquely American legal institution. Why do we have the citizen panels, and are they really independent?
Sunday, September 27, 2020
President Trump has lambasted protest-related crime in Democrat-led cities, and now there's worry that federal charges brought against some demonstrators are politically motivated.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The NYPD has released the biggest study to date of the effectiveness of implicit bias training. The results suggest the popular training can change attitudes but not necessarily how policing is done.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Ore., have been persisting for over 100 days. And now counterprotesters from the right are making their presence felt in the state.
Friday, September 04, 2020
A man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Portland, Ore., protests was shot and killed by law enforcement officers. Officers confronted him Thursday outside an Olympia, Wash., apartment.
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Oregon's governor asked other departments to help Portland police with ongoing unrest, but they refused. They say they don't want to get involved unless Portland is more willing to crack down.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Armed civilians are showing up at protests with guns. And experts say these self-styled militias create confrontations and send the wrong message during protests.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Being a Police Chief in 2020 is precarious. Carmen Best, Seattle's first Black female chief, has some tactics for keeping her job and protecting her department from the "defund the police" movement.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
News stories often describe anti-police protests as being "mostly peaceful," with some violence. In reality, two kinds of protests are going on, and there's tension over tactics.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The Trump administration is defending its use of federal law enforcement officers in Portland, Ore. But the state is suing, saying the feds have overreached.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Recent protests have revived a longtime campaign to create a national system to track police misconduct and make sure those who lose their license can't find another police job in other states.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Seattle officials swept through the area known as CHOP, ending a police-free zone born from protests over racial injustice. Recent shootings and other crimes added to its growing list of detractors.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Recent shootings prompted Seattle officials to clear the police-free zone known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest. The police chief said she supports lawful protests, but violence is unacceptable.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
A new study shows that police misconduct can spread inside departments like a contagion. But a program in New Orleans teaches cops that loyalty means watching for the signs.
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Protesters in Seattle have set up an "autonomous zone" outside a police precinct after officers largely vacated the area.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Since the protests sparked by George Floyd's killing in police custody, many have called for overhauling police departments and policies. Efforts underway in some cities have had mixed success.
Monday, June 08, 2020
The George Floyd protests have breathed new life into a movement to end a legal doctrine called "qualified immunity" and meant to limit lawsuits against police.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Police departments across the country have taken different approaches to protests and violence. Some departments are trained to contain and de-escalate, while others use more aggressive methods.
Monday, June 01, 2020
American police are caught in the angry middle, literally and politically, as civil unrest rages the U.S. Police share thoughts on the current violence and what future they see for their profession.