PM Stories

Faulty thermometers, untrained screeners may have let COVID-19 into prisons, watchdog says Kim Christensen and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

‘No One Is Allowed Out’: How COVID-19 Is Spreading Through Wisconsin Prisons Arvind Dilawar, The Progressive

COVID-19 testing approach in Mississippi prisons ‘inadequate and dangerous,’ lawyer says Jerry Mitchell, Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Utah courts facing logjams as coronavirus pandemic wears on Taylor Stevens, Salt Lake Tribune

Courts dramatically rethink the jury trial in the era of the coronavirus Ann E. Marimow and Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

The pandemic’s lone trial: How one local criminal case made it to verdict during the COVID shutdown Greg Moran, San Diego Union-Tribune

Jury trials resume in Oklahoma County; most don’t last the day Tim Willert, The Oklahoman

‘A national disgrace’: Holes in DNA databases leave crimes unsolved for decades Jon Schuppe, NBC News

‘Monsters were real’: Victims confront the Golden State Killer for first time Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

“We suffered for 44 years”: Victims and families face Golden State Killer ahead of sentencing Jonathan Vigliotti, CBS News

Cold-blooded or reformed? Clemency for a killer reopens a family’s wounds Kristi Sturgill, Los Angeles Times

What It Would Take To Abolish Prisons And The Police Emmanuel Johnson, The 1a

AM Stories

The Contours of Atlanta’s Policing Debate George Chidi, The Intercept

Police reform advocates scrutinize police unions, calling them obstacles to reform Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

NYPD retirements surge, potentially averting police layoffs Erin Durkin, Politico

Why are America’s Women Police Chiefs Resigning? Dorothy Schulz, The Crime Report

Police Chiefs Most Open to Reform Are the Ones Leaving Alan Greenblatt, Governing

NYC to ‘Reassess’ Police Facial Recognition Software After Raid on BLM Activist Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Virginia Sen. L. Louise Lucas charged with felonies over Portsmouth’s Confederate Monument protest Laura Vozzella and Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post

As Trump relaunches Countering Violent Extremism, records on past Illinois program reveal links to FBI, law enforcement Alex Ruppenthal and Asraa Mustufa, Chicago Reporter

Cops shot her in the eye with a rubber bullet. They plan to ‘shelve’ her statement for now Christina Saint Louis, Miami Herald

Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations – like Elijah McClain was – want investigation Michael de Yoanna, Colorado Sun

Hostage situations and rappelling out of helicopters: How police recruitment ads glamorize the role Daron Taylor and Luis Velarde, Wahsington Post

BET Her Sets ‘#SayHerName, Justice For Breonna Taylor’ Special, NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving To Produce Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline