PM Stories

DOJ Watchdog Probing Federal Response To Protests In Portland, DC Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

How Trump’s Use of Federal Forces in Cities Differs From Past Presidents Emily Badger, New York Times

Break Up the Department of Homeland Security Fred Kaplan, Slate

The federal crackdown in Portland is ‘legal.’ That’s the problem with it. Garrett M. Graff, Washington Post

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be a White-Collar Criminal Ankush Khardori, New Republic

The Hidden Curve: Estimating the Spread of COVID-19 among People in ICE Detention Dennis Kuo, Noelle Smart, Zachary Lawrence, and Adam Garcia, Vera Institute of Justice

Watchdog finds flawed virus response at California prison Eric Tucker, AP News 

Justice Department report finds systemic excessive use of force by prison guards, attempted cover-ups (Alabama) Eddie Burkhalter, AL Reporter

In Detroit Prosecutor Race, a Stark Contrast on Whether Children Should Serve Life in Prison Kira Lerner, The Appeal

Committee Passes Pou-Cunningham Bill to Award Time ‘Credits’ to Inmates During Public Health Emergency (New Jersey) EIN News

Before the Media Treated Him as a Threat, They Treated Him as a Joke Megan Garber, The Atlantic

AM Stories

What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Portland and the DHS Walter Olson, The Bulwark

Portland mayor tear-gassed by federal officers, warns ‘somebody’s going to die’ during chaotic protests Trevor Hughes, USA Today

Trump’s Paramilitary Units Trained at the Border for the Assaults on Portland Moms Linus Chan and Carrie L. Rosenbaum, Slate

Portland Police Officers Are Hiding Their Names. The Only Way to Find Out Who They Are: Tell the City Their Names Nigel Jaquiss, Willamette Week 

Trump administration weighs a show of force in more cities Betsy Woodruff Swan, Natasha Bertrand, and Daniel Lippman, Politico

Cities Say They Want Federal Agents Fighting Crime, Not Protesters Neil MacFarquhar, Charlie Savage, and John Eligon, New York Times

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago expects influx of federal agents to help city fight violence, ‘but we do not welcome dictatorship’ Gregory Pratt, Jeremy Gorner, and Jamie Munks, Chicago Tribune

The 14th Amendment Was Meant to Be a Protection Against State Violence David H. Gans, The Atlantic

Rand Paul: It’s Time To Demilitarize the Police Rand Paul, Reason

LAPD begins cost cutting, and units must ‘show your relevance,’ chief says Kevin Rector, Richard Winton, and Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times

NYPD Disappeared Back Lives Matter Protesters Into Detention For Days at a Time. Lawmakers Want to End the Practice. Daniel A. Medina, The Intercept

Canada’s Oka Crisis marked a change in how police use force Rosalyn LaPier, High Country News

A Century Ago, One Lawmaker Went After the Most Powerful Cops in Texas. Then They Went After Him. Tim Murphy, Mother Jones 

Breonna Taylor Can’t Tell Her Story of Police Abuse, But I’m Here to Tell Mine Sanderia Faye, The New Yorker