Until about 200 years ago, uniformed police officers and police departments as we know them today didn’t exist in the United States. It was up to the citizens to arrest criminals.

The citizen's arrest law that Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers used in an attempt to justify their deadly violence could play an outsized role in their murder trial.


Anthony "T.J." Antell Jr. confronted Ricci Bradden after he witnessed the 22-year-old Army private shoot at the feet of his wife during an argument