Experts call ISIS the best-funded non-state terrorist organization the U.S. has ever confronted. We explore how ISIS fills its coffers and how the international community is trying to shut off the funding pipeline.
Prince George’s County is one of the most complex counties in the entire country — which makes the business of law enforcement there particularly tricky. The county’s murder rate has fallen recently, but it was only in 2005 that the county was averaging a homicide every other day. We talk with Roberto Hylton, the county’s police chief, about what’s behind recent progress on violent crime in Prince George’s, and the challenges that lie ahead.
- Roberto Hylton Chief of Police, Prince George's County (Md.)
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