PM Stories

COVID-19, Jails, and Public Safety Anna Harvey and Orion Taylor, Council on Criminal Justice

Covid-19 has killed more police officers this year than all other causes combined, data shows Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post

From Goldwater to Trump, the long history of ‘Law and Order’ politics Peter Grier and Noah Robertson, Christian Science Monitor

As Trump Calls for Law and Order, Can Chicago’s Top Prosecutor Beat the Charge That She’s Soft on Crime? Mick Dumke, ProPublica

Amid Coronavirus, Trump Moved to Expel Immigrants – But Border Patrol Didn’t Test Any of Them Malaika Tapper, The Intercept

New York Promised to Help Mentally Ill People as They Left Prison. Here’s What Happened Instead. Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

Criminal Trials Resume With Oversized Jury Boxes and Masked Lawyers, Defendants Dave Michaels, Wall Street Journal

Prosecutors begin dismissing felony cases involving LAPD officers accused in gang-framing scandal Ben Poston and Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Police ‘Pretext’ Traffic Stops Need to End, Some Lawmakers Say Marsha Mercer, Stateline

Targeted Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi, Tampa Bay Times

Two sets of brothers spent decades in prison. This may be their last chance to get out. Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

I Thought Jail Would Help Me Get Clean. I Was Dead Wrong. Morgan Godvin, The Marshall Project

AM Stories

Donald Trump’s Incitements to Violence Have Crossed an Alarming Threshold John Cassidy, The New Yorker

Why Trump’s “Law and Order” Gambit Isn’t Working Ray Suarez, Slate

With a hand from Trump, the right makes Rittenhouse a cause célèbre Natasha Korecki and Christopher Cadelago, Politico

How Portland’s Protests Drifted Into ‘Dangerous Territory’ Nick Gillespie, Reason

One last push for police reform Heather Caygle and Sarah Ferris, Politico

‘Protests shouldn’t end in people being blinded’: Cities, states begin to ban police use of rubber bullets Kevin McCoy, Donovan Slack, and Jay Hancock, USA Today

Police help defeat California bill on removing problem cops Don Thompson, AP News

Prosecutor accuses DC police of making rioting arrests with insufficient evidence Peter Hermann and Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post

What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs? Alec MacGillis, ProPublica

The Little Cards That Tell Police ‘Let’s Forget This Ever Happened’ Katie Way, Vice

Why the Gender Gap in Policing is a Public Safety Crisis Nikki Smith-Kea, The Crime Report

The Hell of Being a Black Cop Redditt Hudson, New Republic

‘Who Replaces Me?’ The Daily

A Community Organizer Takes on White Vigilantism Eliza Griswold, The New Yorker

‘This is my space’: In Breonna Taylor’s hometown, protesters become family Los Angeles Times