Very Few Police Departments Have Rules for Undercover Cops on Facebook

This summer, we asked over 50 police departments to tell us if they have any rules for police officers who use fake accounts on Facebook to friend people of interest and monitor what they post. If our sample is indicative of national trends, very few police departments have policies for going undercover on socialā€¦

Why Has the Justice Department Redacted a Great Majority of Its Documents Related to Ferguson, Mo.?Ā 

There are 400 pages of documents that have been identified by the U.S. Department of Justice as being related to an investigation conducted by its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by then-Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson, and a great majority of theā€¦