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NYPD police chief James O’Neill in Dublin. The commissioner will be a guest speaker at this year’s I.NY Festival which takes place in Limerick in October. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Police forces must be fully resourced and highly visibly in the community to tackle localised crime waves, New York police chief James O’Neill has sai(...)

Oberstown children’s detention centre. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

“When you are out in Dublin, a guard stops you without any reason and brings you to the station, and you are let out 20 minutes later, which is a wast(...)

Gwen Carr (centre) holds a portrait of her son Eric Garner in New York in July, 2015.  File photograph: Mark Kauzlarich/The New York Times

The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer, who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a chokehold which contributed to his death, (...)

A combination photo of NBA basketball player LeBron James and US President Donald Trump. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters, Leah Millis/File Photo

LeBron James was in Las Vegas the other week watching his 13-year-old son Bronny play in the AAU National Basketball Championships. As his team, the N(...)

Trump Resistance: Following the US president’s election a year ago, “one thing people seemed to cling to in the darkness and despair – [was] the sky is falling, but at least the tunes will be banging”. Photograph: Getty

It was the middle of 2017 – 12 toxic, corrosive months that consistently found new ways to chill the soul – and I was reviewing a four-minute song. Af(...)

There was clear and indisputable video evidence of the white nationalist protesters in Charlottesville last weekend. Their faces weren’t hidden under the traditional attire of hoods and robes. Photograph: Edu Bayer/New York Times

All of 100 years ago, a US supreme court justice, Louis Brandeis, had this to say about wrong-doing: “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for so(...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray after the funeral of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s presence at the G20 summit and the leadership pretensions of his daughter Ivanka, who replaced him for a time at the top table, may hav(...)

New York police commissioner William Bratton is pictured while New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announces Bratton’s retirement. Photograph: Reuters

Teneo Holdings, the advisory firm run by Irishman Declan Kelly, has appointed New York’s outgoing police commissioner Bill Bratton (68) as director an(...)

Police officers stand near the scene of where three police officers were killed  on July 17, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

About three weeks ago, I left the United States for Europe for a spell, hoping to take a bit of a break from reporting on the horrors of American viol(...)

Prof Anita Hill  Photograph:  Frank Miller

They were dramas that drilled into the most sensitive parts of the national psyche, searing and dividing us with lurid sexual images and racial grieva(...)

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