What the LAPD recruitment ad on Breitbart says about the department’s history Max Felker-Kantor, Washington Post

Chicago’s Dismal Murder Solve Rate Even Worse When Victims Are Black Chip Mitchell, NPR

How the Secretive “Discipline” Process for Federal Prosecutors Buries Misconduct Cases Brooke Williams, Samata Joshi, and Shawn Musgrave, The Intercept

NYC Council Passes Surprise Measure to Close Rikers Jail Amanda Ottaway, Courthouse News

A Floating Jail Was Supposed to Be Temporary. That Was 27 Years Ago. Matthew Haag, New York Times

Women All Over the Country Are Suing Police for Failing to Test Their Rape Kits Madison Pauly, Mother Jones

They lived on the porous border between haves and have-nots. They died in a double murder-suicide (California) Benjamin Oreskes, Matthew Ormseth, and Maria La Ganga, Los Angeles Times

Memory Card Found With Brutal Videos and Photos Leads to Murder Arrest (Alaska) Aimee Ortiz, New York Times

‘Jailed for Poverty,’ Indigent PA Offenders Trapped in ‘Debtors’ Prison’ The Crime Report

Philadelphia Man Begins Rebuilding His Life After His Wrongful Conviction Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

A Radical Approach to Helping Former Prisoners Start Over: Let Them Into Your Home Marisa Endicott, Mother Jones

How a Prison Play Goes on Tour Jack Healy, New York Times

Golden State Killer sleuth Paul Holes has a new TV show he wants you to see Chuck Barney, Mercury News

When True Crime Gets Personal Billy Jensen, Vulture

Sony shopping Jeffrey Epstein’s crime story as limited TV series London Free Press