PM Stories

How the Federal Government Lost Track of Deaths in Custody Ethan Corey, The Appeal

Inside the US’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison, COVID-19 Raged. Outside, Officials Called Their Fight a Success. (Louisiana) Anat Rubin, Tim Golden, and Richard A. Webster, ProPublica

Committee approves controversial former Angola warden to lead Mississippi’s prison system Luke Ramseth, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

Suspects in Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing Are Indicted on Murder Charges Richard Fausset, New York Times

US inmates got virus relief checks, and IRS wants them back Rebecca Boone, AP News

Georgia Budget Cuts Threaten Prisoners’ Ability To Challenge Convictions Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

We Need More Trials By Jury Dan Adams, The Bulwark

51 Years in Prison for a Car Crash Meg O’Connor, The Appeal

‘I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’ isn’t just another true-crime docuseries. It’s a brilliant look at how the genre pulls us in. Hank Stuever, Washington Post

AM Stories

The Police Are Still Rioting Zak Cheney-Rice, New York Magazine

The Reckoning Is About More Than Police Violence Delilah Friedler, Mother Jones

Now Do Lincoln Nick Martin, New Republic

The Bumpy Road to Police Abolition Ted Alcorn, The Appeal

Louisville Police Fire Brett Hankison, Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting Will Wright, New York Times

A Florida Cop Killed Tony McDade. Now He’s Hiding Behind a Law Meant to Protect Victims. Laura Thompson, Mother Jones

Democrats Threaten To Block ‘Woefully Inadequate’ GOP Police Reform Bill Igor Bobic, Huffington Post

Hawaii’s Highest Court Is Pushing Back On How Police Interrogate Suspects Stewart Yerton, Honolulu Civil Beat

Pittsburgh suspends policing program that used algorithms to predict crime ‘hot spots’ Ashley Murray and Kate Giammarise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Police and DAs Work Hand in Hand”: How Black Lives Matter is Shaping New York’s DA Elections Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

Trump Didn’t ‘Send In the Troops.’ They Were Already There. CJ Chivers, New York Times Magazine

The Pentagon Finally Details its Weapons-for-Cops Giveaway (2014) Shawn Musgrave, Tom Meagher, and Gabriel Dance, The Marshall Project

Protest Arrests Led To Surge Of Bail Fund Donations: Impact Could Be Long Lasting Camila Domonoske, NPR

Nextdoor Removes App’s ‘Forward to Police’ Feature Allyson Waller, New York Times