Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
Federal air marshals assigned to protect commercial flights across the U.S. were furtively pulled from their assigned flights so they could meet for sexual trysts, get better routes or travel to cities they preferred, current and former employees said.
Across the U.S., a haphazard system of lax laws, minimal oversight and almost no accountability puts guns in the hands of security guards who endanger public safety.
Nearly 2,000 people over two years were fatally shot by police officers in the U.S. during 2015 and 2016, according to databases created by the Washington Post and the Guardian newspapers.
The largest lab that tests DNA for missing people and unidentified dead no longer will accept DNA samples from law enforcement agencies and crime laboratories across the country because of a nearly $1 million cut to its funding.
Retired Gen. James Mattis led U.S. Marines into battle in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004. Troops under his command committed offenses that have put other military commanders in front of international war crimes tribunals.
Under what circumstances should footage from police body and dashboard cameras be made public, and how much?