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Though virus has torn through correctional facilities, most prison workers are declining vaccines Laura Crimaldi, Boston Globe

COVID-19 is rampant in ICE detention facilities. Where’s the vaccine? Bill Ong Hing and Hamid Yazdan Panah, Los Angeles Times

Polis must enact a COVID-19 vaccination plan for Colorado’s hard-hit prisons David Maxted, Colorado Sun

Michigan Prison Reports 90 Cases of Fast-Spreading British Coronavirus Variant Arya Hodjat, Daily Beast

Women, some sick with COVID-19, left ‘freezing’ without heat at Fort Worth medical prison Kaley Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Despite federal and state guidance to reduce jail populations, few inmates convicted of nonviolent crimes have been released early Nausheen Husain, Chicago Tribune

Gov. Greg Abbott prioritized changing how bail is set. He isn’t addressing people stuck behind bars because they can’t afford to pay. Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

The New Debt Prisons Gene B. Sperling, New York Times

One state looks to be the first to end cash bonds – and the wealth-based system of freedom it creates Safia Samee Ali, Yahoo!

Sentencing Reform Advocates Urge State To Prioritize Incarceration Alternatives Derek Cantú, NPR Illinois

Illinois Set to End Money Bail, Draft New Pretrial Guidelines The Crime Report

Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration Black Voice News

‘The Prison Within’ takes an in-depth look at incarceration and restorative justice Chicago Crusader

In ‘Allen v. Farrow,’ looking for the last word on a notoriously unresolved story Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

AM Stories

Anatomy of an Insurrection Garrett Epps, Washington Monthly

First They Guarded Roger Stone. Then They Joined the Capitol Attack. Christiaan Triebert, Ben Decker, Derek Watkins, Arielle Ray, and Stella Cooper, New York Times

Proud Boys splintering after Capitol riot, revelations about leader. Will more radical factions emerge? Will Carless, USA Today

Pelosi says 9/11-style commission to investigate Capitol riots is ‘next step’ after Trump impeachment trial Ledyard King, USA Today

The agency founded because of 9/11 is shifting to face the threat of domestic terrorism Nick Miroff, Washington Post

Georgia lawmakers eye citizen’s arrest changes, no-knock warrants ban Beau Evans, Moultrie Observer

Inside One City’s Attempt To Defund The Police Audrey McGlinchy, NPR

Attacks in Oakland’s Chinatown spark concern, battle over police budget cuts Jennifer Lu, Los Angeles Times

LA’s deal with the police union would guarantee $245 million in overtime pay David Zahniser and Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

LAPD Sought Ring Home Security Video Related to Black Lives Matter Protests Sam Biddle, The Intercept

The Troubling New Practice of Police Livestreaming Protests Tyler Valeska, Slate

Predictive policing is still racist – whatever data it uses Will Douglas Heaven, MIT Technology Review

Police don’t all act ‘the same way’: White officers use force more often, Chicago police study finds N’dea Yancey-Bragg and Grace Hauck, USA Today

‘I am a child!’: Pepper spray reflects policing of Black kids Deepti Hajela and Lindsay Whitehurst, AP News