Martin Kaste appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A hot job market and skepticism about law enforcement are making it harder for police departments across the country to replace officers who are retiring.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Police departments are struggling to recruit enough new officers. Some are resorting to poaching, while others are reshaping the job itself to appeal to people who grew up in the shadow of Ferguson.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Many police departments are scrambling to find enough officers to fill their ranks. That's led to recruitment wars and shortages in the field which have escalated overtime.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Ten times a day, on average, Facebook's AI-driven self-harm detection system alerts authorities to people who may be about to hurt themselves.
Friday, November 09, 2018
As details are put together of the police response to the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., there are questions about whether the alleged gunman could have been stopped sooner.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
On Wednesday night, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., 12 people, including a sheriff's sergeant, were shot and killed during college night at a bar. The gunman is also dead.
Friday, October 26, 2018
Cesar Sayoc, the man suspected of mailing 13 suspicious packages to prominent critics of President Trump, has a criminal record that includes at least one bomb threat.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
President Trump this week promised to "straighten out" gun violence in Chicago. His strategy: Oppose police reform deals that limit cops' ability to challenge and search potential criminals.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
The FBI probe into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is not a criminal investigation into a claim of sexual assault. Experienced criminal investigators say their work differs from this probe.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Most Americans first learned about "bump stocks," which speed up the firing rate of semiautomatic rifles, in the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre. A year later, they're still mostly legal.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
According to the FBI's latest Uniform Crime Report, overall crime rates are stable but regional variations are quite large.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Berlin postcard: Tempelhof Field, a former airport that's had many functions in history, from Nazi camp to U.S. base, now hosts modular homes for migrants and fun recreational areas.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Establishing trust with the million-plus recently arrived migrants is a challenge for local police in Germany, whose duties include deporting people ruled ineligible to stay in the country.
Monday, July 23, 2018
One of the stars of German soccer has quit the national team, complaining of racism from both fans and the football association because of his Turkish ancestry.
Friday, July 20, 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a wide-ranging press conference today in Berlin with the German and foreign press. On the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, she seemed to welcome that the two met.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
President Trump has blasted establishment politicians as he travels through Europe. In the "Barbershop," Michel Martin asks NPR correspondents if his populist messaging is affecting European politics.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
No German politician wants to be associated with President Trump. But even though Trump's name isn't popular with Germans, some say he's helping to normalize the anti-immigrant arguments of Germany's far-right.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
President Trump said Germany is "totally controlled by Russia," because it gets, in his words, "60 to 70 percent of their energy from Russia." Does that square with the facts?
Monday, June 25, 2018
Police are getting better tools for mining data. They're supposed to make law enforcement more surgical, but some say it's a high-tech justification for targeting certain places and people.
Saturday, June 09, 2018
A handful of recently-released videos of police using their fists on suspects raises the question, When is it OK for a cop to punch someone? We explain the rules and the pressure to change them.