PM Stories

Jacob Blake, Rare Survivor at Center of Police Protests, Starts Telling His Own Story Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times

Jacob Blake Speaks Out for First Time Since Kenosha Police Shooting: “It Hurts to Breathe” Daniel Politi, Slate

The American Horror of Hooding Tasha Williams and Alison Kinney, New Republic

Gov. Greg Abbott considering legislation to put Austin police under state control after budget cut Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Bust the Police Unions Peter Suderman, Reason

32 Black federal prosecutors in Washington have a plan to make the criminal justice system more fair Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post

Report: Harris County’s bail reforms let more people out of jail before trial without raising risk of reoffending Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Thousands of Children On Probation Are Incarcerated Each Year for Nonviolent, Noncriminal Behaviors Dawn R. Wolfe, The Appeal

Curtis Flowers’ Murder Charges Are Finally Dropped. It Only Took 6 Trials and 24 Years. Jamilah King, Mother Jones

Washington Post Journalist Radley Balko on Civil Rights, Militarized Policing, and the Power of Video Nick Gillespie, Reason

AM Stories

California Passes Key Criminal Justice Reforms Sasha Abramsky, The Nation

Democrats are running on the most progressive police reform agenda in modern American history Roge Karma, Vox

Daniel Prude’s Death: Police Silence and Accusations of a Cover-Up Michael Wilson, Jesse McKinley, Luis Ferré-Sadurní, Troy Closson, and Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times

His Brother Called for Help After He Was Acting Strangely. Police Knelt on Him Until He Was Brain Dead. Meg O’Connor, The Appeal

New York to empanel grand jury to investigate the death of Daniel Prude Brian Sharp, USA Today

Nearly 250 women have been fatally shot by police since 2015 Marisa Iati, Jennifer Jenkins, and Sommer Brugal, Washington Post

Elijah McClain’s death reflects failures of White, suburban police departments Scott Wilson, Washington Post

The Mount Vernon Police Tapes: In Secretly Recorded Calls, Officers Allege Beatings In Custody And Illegal Strip Searches George Joseph, Gothamist

Criticism of Police Use of ‘Spit Hoods’ Grows Louder The Crime Report

Santa Ana embraced a ‘defund the police’ movement. Then came the police union backlash Adam Elmahrek, Los Angeles Times

Police still use attack dogs against Black Americans Tyler D. Parry, Washington Post

Steps Toward Police Reform Lynsea Garrison, New York Times