Law Enforcement

A Smart Growth America report put the spotlight on Orlando and the entire state of Florida as leading the nation in pedestrian deaths per capita. NPR investigate what is being done to lose the infamous title.
Jun 16, 2014   NPR
What happens to law-enforcement budget (and, for that matter, municipal budgets) in a future of law-abiding driverless cars?
May 24, 2014   Network World
What's a better way to ensure lower crime than to involve police directly in the planning process? One development in Washington, D.C. will do just that.
Sep 6, 2012   The Washington Post
Urban explorer and urban ethnographer Bradley L. Garrett argues that the act of urban exploration has become increasingly misunderstood, and misinterpreted through the lens of a recent popular fascination with ruin fetishism.
Jun 2, 2011   domus
The backlash against red-light cameras provide a cautionary tale for those who want to cut costs and raise revenue through technology.
Feb 26, 2010   Wall Street Journal
In an odd twist of the urban vs. suburban debate, here's an interesting nuance - bank robbers are finding the open atmosphere of suburban banks to be more appealing than the bulletproof glass-protected tellers that one often sees in busy urban areas.
Aug 24, 2009   The New York Times - N.Y/Region
County sheriff’s deputies seek to cut inmate transportation costs by utilizing the Metro Light Rail. Passenger safety concerns have obviously been raised.
Jan 29, 2009   The Arizona Republic
Denver is generally ready for the Democratic National Convention, but city officials have taken heat for security preparations.
Aug 20, 2008   NPR
<p>Washington, D.C. police decide to stop everyone entering a neighborhood that has seen 22 killings so far this year, including a recent triple homicide.</p>
Jun 5, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Miami may be the first American city to have its police force adopt Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to aid police in fighting crime, a development civil liberties groups are finding disconcerting.</p>
Mar 28, 2008   Reuters
<p>A traffic safety study released March 5 by the AAA highlights the enormous costs of traffic crashes, in terms of lives and dollars, to the U.S. The cost exceeds that of congestion while deaths amount to 117 daily.</p>
Mar 7, 2008   The Wall Street Journial