These prosecutors won office vowing to fight the system. Now, the system is fighting back. Mark Berman, Washington Post

Prosecutor Elections Now a Front Line in the Justice Wars Paige St. John and Abbie Vansickle, The Marshall Project

Ex-felons allowed to vote? Floridians said yes, but it may not be so simple Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times

New York’s Jails Are Failing. Is the Answer 3,600 Miles Away? Henrik Pryser Libell and Matthew Haag, New York Times

Inside the decline of rural America’s police force and its pipeline of new recruits NBC News

Houston Tries to Banish Sex Workers Roxanna Asgarian, Slate

What Chicago can learn from Los Angeles about reducing gun violence Arne Duncan, Chicago Sun-Times

NYPD Officers Fired Weapons More Often in 2019, With More Injuries and Deaths Ben Chapman, Wall Street Journal

Joe Arpaio’s Surprising Legacy in Arizona Fernanda Santos, Politico

They Are Racist; Some of Them Have Guns. Inside the White Supremacist Group Hiding in Plain Sight. Carol Schaeffer and Fritz Zimmerman, ProPublica

My Weekend as an Amateur Cold Case Detective Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Rape victim rejects judge’s offer: $150,000 for her, reduced sentence for attacker Lateshia Beachum, Washington Post

In resisting the allure of a killer’s good looks, ‘Preppy Murder’ series restores some dignity to his victim Hank Stuever, Washington Post