Black Iowans feel profiled by police

How­ever, a racial pro­filing expert said com­plaints are not a good barom­eter to deter­mine whether there’s a problem. “Cit­i­zens are either afraid of retal­i­a­tion from police so they don’t com­plain, or […]

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Police recklessness, not racism: Fox

On Sunday, it has been a year since Michael Brown, an 18-​​​​year-​​​​old black man, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Fer­guson, Mo. The inci­dent set off a […]

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Voices: ‘Shots fired’; here we go again

After the Charleston mas­sacre, James Alan Fox, a pro­fessor of crim­i­nology atNorth­eastern Uni­ver­sity, wrote in a column for USA TODAY about the urge to finger-​​​​point and the frus­tra­tion these sprees […]

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Remember moms behind bars: Column

This coming Sunday is a joyous hol­iday for most women with chil­dren, but cer­tainly not all. On this day, my thoughts are with the count­less mothers for whom the holiday […]

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