Heroin Use? Juvenile Record? For Recruits, Police Forgive Past Sins

By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS June 12, 2017 Are you cleanshaven and tattoo-free? What’s your credit score? What about marijuana — ever inhaled? Becoming a police officer has long depended on having the right answers to questions like these. But now, faced...

The L.A. Riots 25 Years Later: A Return to the Epicenter

Much has improved in Los Angeles since violence exploded over the Rodney King police beating. But lately, many say they believe more unrest is likely.