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    Fighting as Masked Vigilantes, Brazil’s Police Leave a Trail of Bodies and Fear

    The police killed an average of 17 people every day in Brazil last year, and rogue...

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    He Was One of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins. Then He Turned on His Cartel.

    “They took away everything left in me that was human and made me a monster,” said...

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    France Strips 7 Police Officers of Guns After Paris Attack

    A fatal attack by an employee at headquarters in Paris has prompted increased internal vigilance, but...

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    In Hong Kong, Gasoline Bombs, Masks and … Goodbye Letters

    Preparing for the worst, protesters have started writing “last letters” to their loved ones.

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    Police Rescued by Drug Suspects They Were Chasing After Collision at Sea

    When three Spanish police officers fell into the ocean in the middle of a high-speed pursuit,...

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    Terrorism Motive Eyed in Paris Police Stabbing Attack

    As antiterrorism prosecutors took over the inquiry, officials did not say whether the decision was guided...

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    Paris Police Question Knife Attack Suspect’s Wife as They Seek a Motive

    The employee accused of killing four colleagues at Paris Police Headquarters on Thursday was shot dead...

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    Knife Attack at Paris Police Headquarters Leaves 4 Dead

    The assailant, an administrative employee who had worked at Police Headquarters since 2003, was also killed,...

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    Tens of Thousands Rally in Hong Kong Before China’s National Holiday

    The police used water cannons and tear gas as protesters commemorated the fifth anniversary of the...

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    ‘I Was Begging for Mercy’: How Undercover Officers in Hong Kong Launched a Bloody Crackdown

    Officers seriously injured protesters while making arrests in Hong Kong on the night of Aug. 11....

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    For Transgender Indians Hoping to Join Police Force, a Dream Is Denied

    A group of recruits thought that by becoming officers they could avoid lives of begging and...

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    She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated.

    The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police...

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    Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some

    Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political...

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    Police Search Renault Headquarters Near Paris

    The raid was linked to an investigation into Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s former chairman and chief...

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    Mexico’s Federal Police Rebel Against New Security Plan

    Mexico’s president created a new force to combat rising crime. The federal police are an important...

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    Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says

    Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look...

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    Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital

    Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has...

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    Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement

    After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to...

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    They Fight Suicide Bombers. But Can Afghan Police Fight Crime?

    During a lull in terrorist attacks, Kabul residents are talking about how rampant crime has become....

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    Soldier in Haiti Dies After Exchange of Gunfire With Protesting Police

    The Ministry of Defense in Haiti said Monday that a soldier had died from wounds suffered...

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    As New Delhi Violence Flares, People Ask, ‘Why Didn’t the Police Act?’

    Anger is building against the police for failing to stop attacks on Muslims despite warnings that...

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    To Enforce Coronavirus Rules, U.K. Police Use Drones, Shaming and Easter Egg Bans

    The actions have stirred a debate about the powers of the authorities and the limits of...

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    How Far Should Police Go in Enforcing Coronavirus Lockdowns?

    Around the world, police forces are testing how far to go in punishing ordinary behavior. But...

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    Driver Rams 2 Police Motorcyclists in a Paris Suburb

    The collision was intentional, and the officers were gravely injured, the authorities said.