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What’s been done to reform police departments? The Post answers your questions.

Two reporters on The Post’s investigative team discuss past efforts to reform police departments.
  • Jun 11, 2021

The endless cycle of outrage and reform over policing in America

Police revert to entrenched practices when monitors move on, leadership changes and public scrutiny wanes.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Deadly force behind the wheel

A police driving maneuver used to end chases has killed 30 people since 2016. Many departments refuse to use the tactic because of the risks.
  • Aug 23, 2020

A dozen high-profile fatal encounters that have galvanized protests nationwide

These deaths of black Americans since 2014 have led to heightened scrutiny of police and questions about institutional racism.
  • Jun 8, 2020

Protests spread over police shootings. Police promised reforms. Every year, they still shoot and kill nearly 1,000 people.

The Post has documented 5,400 fatal shootings by police since the start of 2015.
  • Jun 8, 2020

Boom-and-bust federal funding after 9/11 undercut hospitals’ preparedness for pandemics

Federal spending to ready hospitals for health emergencies is a fraction of what has been spent on overall preparedness for bioterrorism, pandemics and other health hazards.
  • May 2, 2020

As Trump declared coronavirus under control, local leaders faced confusion and chaos as cases piled up

Frustrated by the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials took steps on their own to protect their communities.
  • Mar 29, 2020

Four years in a row, police nationwide fatally shoot nearly 1,000 people

The unchanged annual toll may be explained by basic theory of probability, experts say.
  • Feb 12, 2019

Fatal police shootings of unarmed people have significantly declined, experts say

But police departments are on pace to kill 1,000 for the fourth year in a row, a Washington Post database shows.
  • May 7, 2018

Nationwide, police shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in 2017

For the third year in a row, the number killed by law enforcement was virtually unchanged.
  • Jan 6, 2018
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