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Stories pertaining to the system by which some members of society act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterring, rehabilitating or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society. This collection focuses on efforts to hold law enforcement accountable to the community it serves, as well as efforts by law enforcement to reduce crime and uphold public safety.

Screen shot 2018-06-19 at 2.25.07 pm “Zero tolerance” immigration policy: mass trials, children taken from parents →
  • Feature

It used to be rare to charge migrants seeking asylum with crimes. If they did so, they were put into detention with their children while they pursued their claims. Now, not only are parents finding themselves charged with the crime of “illegal entry,” but the government is breaking up families, sending children to detention centers, often hundreds of miles from their mothers and fathers, or to distant foster homes. Read more from The Intercept More at The Intercept »

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ACLU Hawaii to Police Commission: "The appointment of a new chief of police marks a turning point in the City and County of Honolulu as it is a unique opportunity for the leadership of the Honolulu police to regain the trust of the people they serve." Read More »

Will Caron
Police Chief Perry reflects on state of KPD
  • Feature
Joan Conrow
Kauai Council eyes park drinking ban
  • News Report
Joan Conrow
Police Beat: Man steals car at rental stand
  • News Report
Travis Quezon
‘Iolani Palace break-in leads to charges
  • News Report
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