A former investment banker and army officer has made an unlikely pivot to police monitor—and he’s training others to do the same. more

Jan 4, 2018 6:00 AM Magazine


Kino Lorber

Despite its gloomy subject matter, the film offers some hope. more

Sep 22, 2017 2:23 PM Dispatches

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“Zero Dark Thirty” was a despicable piece of pro-CIA propaganda, but with “Detroit” the filmmaker has redeemed herself. more

Aug 3, 2017 3:24 PM Dispatches



“Feared for my life” is a go-to excuse, accepted in the court of public opinion and by juries, when considering the deaths of black men. more

Jun 28, 2017 10:29 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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A progressive wind is blowing into the D.A.’s office, and none too soon, given the current climate in the courts and in the prisons. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:47 AM Dispatches


Tony Webster

A veteran police officer reflects on what the officer could have done differently and where we go from here. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:32 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

I protest police brutality, not the existence of police. My goal is to show solidarity with those whom I cannot comfort, and anger at the senseless loss of life. As as a crime victim in the past, I know that police can be necessary. In Dall... more

Jul 12, 2016 1:51 PM Op-Eds