Photo Essays

Baltimore Protests, Then and Now

The 1968 Baltimore riots, sparked by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. days, began with frustrated teenagers throwing rocks and smashing windows...

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2014

There are more people than ever on Earth, but never have we been this connected with each other. Photography plays a large role, with the still image continuing...

SWAT!

An American law enforcement innovation, popularized on television and movies, spreads around the world, inspiring elaborate training and high level competitions...

Crime in Middle America

Photographer James Nachtwey documents law enforcement in Milwaukee Photographs by James Nachtwey / VII for TIME

Immigration Detention in Arizona

Photographer John Moore documents the detention and incarceration of undocumented aliens in the wake of the April 2010 passage of the Support Our Law Enforcement...