A Green New Jail Will Meyer, Longreads

After the Last Cop Killed Himself, All the Criminals Have to Do Is Hide (Alaska) Kyle Hopkins, Pro Publica

Police face dilemma over when to take suicidal officer’s gun Tom Hays, Associated Press

Homicide and home values: Why the city controller says Philly needs a fiscal argument to combat murder rate Avi Wolfman-Arent, WHYY

After Fatal Shooting, City Pays $5.5 Million and Promotes Detective Ashley Southall, New York Times

Being a Prisoner is Like Being a Ghost Fernando Rivas, The Marshall Project

Burned by ‘bad science’ Mike Hixenbaugh and Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle

She Dedicated Her Life To The Military. Why Didn’t It Protect Her From Abuse? Melissa Jeltsen, Huffington Post

Leading Court Innovator Greg Berman Steps Down at NYC Center The Crime Report

Unlocking the world’s first true penitentiary, a place designed to inspire regret Taylor Turner, Washington Post

This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: A Stem Cell Scandal Vulture

New true-crime podcast, ‘Murder in Oregon,’ examines the 1989 murder of Michael Francke Abby Luschei, Salem Statesman Journal

Diamond Doris, the Bourbon King and Other Stars of True Crime Marilyn Stasio, New York Times