A series of deadly police shootings of black men has plunged law-enforcement agencies around the country into controversy. Read this collection of Chronicle articles for insights on campus and local police departments, the ways those forces collaborate, and the many challenges they are grappling with.
The shooting of Samuel DuBose forced university leaders to ask basic questions about their private police force. The answers were not pretty.
Scholars have been studying the role of race in fatal police shootings for decades. Here’s a survey of what they’ve learned.
Officers on most forces can go beyond their campuses. But what they do, and how they work with local counterparts, depends on the jurisdiction.