PM Stories

The Lines of Connection Clint Smith, The Atlantic

Telecom Vendors Used End of Prison Visits During COVID to Profit Off Phone Calls Bianca Tylek, Truthout

Virus cases are surging at crowded immigration detention centers in the US Maura Turcotte, New York Times

Whistleblowers say they were told to downplay COVID outbreak among migrant kids at shelter Julia Ainsley, NBC News

Migrant Protest at White House Calls for End to ICE Detention Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue

Judge offers an alternative to community service sentences: covid-19 vaccination Max Hauptman, Washington Post

Inside Democrats’ quest to nominate judges who break the ex-prosecutor mold Tierney Sneed, CNN

Biden Pick of Rachael Rollins for US Attorney of Mass. a Mixed Blessing Rory Fleming, Filter Magazine

The Trial of Chesa Boudin Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker

“Undoing Drugs” – Maia Szalavitz’s Profound History of Harm Reduction Travis Lupick, Filter Magazine

Equal Justice Initiative’s new expansion will teach impact of slavery, mass incarceration Shauna Stuart, AL.com

The Art Of Building Exits: How Diversion Programs Address The Devastating Effects Of Mass Incarceration, & Why Not All Such Programs Are Created Equal Celeste Fremon, WitnessLA

AM Stories

Democrats Must Control the Crime Narrative Before It Controls Them Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation

Rising Violent Crime Is Likely To Present A Political Challenge For Democrats In 2022 Domenico Montanaro, NPR

Gun violence is up across the country. It’s changing mayoral politics. Lisa Kashinsky, Politico

How a Violent Summer Is Testing Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott J. Brian Charles, The Trace

Black Denver residents talk police reform amid rise in crime Allison Sherry, AP News

How Florida got bipartisan police reform – and what was lost to achieve it Romy Ellenbogen, Tampa Bay Times

Summer of Protest Prompted Spring Flurry of Policing Bills Alex Brown, PEW Stateline

Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state Gene Johnson, AP News

A New Florida Bill Could Criminalize Filming Cops on the Job Billy Binion, Reason

‘This Is How I’m Going to Die’: January 6 Panel Hears Emotional Police Testimony Nia Prater, New York Magazine

How a Respected NYPD Officer Became the Accused Capitol Riot #EyeGouger Michael Wilson, New York Times

Trumper Who Wore ‘Back The Blue’ Shirt To Rally Arrested For Assaulting Officers On Jan. 6 Ryan J. Reilly, HuffPost

Inside a KKK murder plot: Grab him up, take him to the river Jason Dearen, AP News