Police

Video Games Have To Reckon With How They Depict The Police

Video Games Have To Reckon With How They Depict The Police

The depiction of police in video games has taken many forms over the years. Officers might appear as antagonists exemplifying corruption and violence, or as benevolent forces doing their best to protect and serve. Recent weeks of protests against police brutality and racism have upended video games’ ability to depict…

Seattle Police Launch An Anti-Swatting Program

Seattle Police Launch An Anti-Swatting Program

Swatting is pretty much the shittiest prank a person can pull, if you can even call an action that might lead to someone’s death a “prank.” Somebody calls the police and accuses somebody else—often someone who’s livestreaming—of an in-progress crime so heinous that a SWAT team shows up at their…