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The Law Enforcement Channel investigates how law enforcement agencies operate. Find out more about police, SWAT teams and other agencies.

Who's in Charge of Investigating Deaths in Antarctica?

Jurisdiction over criminal matters in Antarctica could be a complicated thing. HowStuffWorks explains why. See more »

10 Press Exposés That Made a Difference

Journalists have brought to national attention lots of issues that would otherwise remain hidden. Learn about some of them at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do police really have speeding ticket quotas?

It seems that the police have speeding ticket quotas when you're the one getting pulled over. Find out if speeding ticket quotas actually exist. See more »

Do police really write tickets to make money?

Speeding tickets can seem like just a way for the police to make money. Well, that might just be case. Learn about traffic ticket revenue at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can police use drones?

Drones might come in handy in the fight against crime. Find out how the police can use drones at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Police Body Cameras Work

Police body cameras can now be found in about a third of U.S. police departments. Here's what you need to know about police body cameras. See more »

How Miranda Rights Work

Do you know how Miranda rights work? Learn how Miranda rights work at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What happens when a state law contradicts a U.S. federal law?

What happens when a state law contradicts a U.S. federal law? Find out which wins out when a state law contradicts a U.S. federal law. See more »

How Riots Work

Are riots really effective? Do they provide anything besides a release of frustration? Read all about riots at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is it legal to sterilize addicts?

Is it legal to sterilize addicts? Find out if it is legal to sterilize addicts in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »