PM Stories

Prisons Are Overwhelmed With COVID-19. Why Aren’t Governors Doing More? Chesa Boudin and Miriam Aroni Krinsky, The Appeal

COVID-19 races through Miami’s federal prison Carli Teproff and Devoun Cetoute, Miami Herald

Coronavirus Cases Are Increasing at Texas Jail Where Efforts to Release People Amid Pandemic Fell Apart Akela Lacy, The Intercept

Why is the Cook County Jail population rising? Connor Echols and Jonah Newman, Injustice Watch

California is facing a wildfire fighter shortage because prisoners are getting sick with COVID Nicole Goodkind, Forbes

The Coronavirus Brought Federal Prison Transfers to a Halt. Now People Are Stuck in Limbo. Liliana Segura, The Intercept

As state prisons ease coronavirus-related restrictions, county detainees remain in lockdowns Joseph Darius Jaafari, WHYY

The Perils of Prison Reform New Yorker Radio

The COVID-19 Toll: Time Periods and the Courts During Pandemic Patrick M. Connors, New York Law Journal

Your Zoom Interrogation Is About To Start Eli Hager, The Marshall Project

US Executes Third Federal Inmate After 17-Year Hiatus Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

One reporter, two executions and haunting last words Michael Balsamo, AP News

A Retelling of American History – in Neon Maya Stovall, New York Times Magazine

New Podcast Takes A More Sensitive Approach To True Crime Laura Rice, Texas Standard

Homicide at Rough Point Peter Lance, Vanity Fair

AM Stories

The Future of Policing in America WNYC

Black Security and the Conundrum of Policing Monica Bell, Just Security

Lawmakers Leverage Defense Bill To Address Police Reform, Racial Injustice Claudia Grisales, NPR

How a Coalition of New York Activists Revealed Police-Department Secrets Tom Robbins, The New Yorker

Cops, fire, correction unions sue de Blasio administration over release of disciplinary records Graham Rayman, New York Daily News

Shootings Have Soared. Is the NYPD Pulling Back? Ashley Southall, New York Times

The declining violent crime rate has been a win for criminal justice reform. A reversal would be a loss. Charles Lane, Washington Post

Baltimore police trumpet improvements in year since Harrison’s crime plan debuted. But killings and hiring woes persist. Jessica Anderson, Baltimore Sun

Police Superintendent David Brown announces wide-ranging leadership changes as department battles violence spike Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune

Federal officers respond to Portland protests with gas, munitions Thursday amid growing attention from Trump administration Piper McDaniel and Ryan Nguyen, The Oregonian

‘It was like being preyed upon’: Portland protesters say federal officers in unmarked vans are detaining them Katie Shepherd, Washington Post

A Brutal Lynching. An Indifferent Police Force. A 34-Year Wait for Justice. Wesley Lowery, GQ