PM Stories

Lost Opportunity, Lost Lives Lisa Armstrong, The Marshall Project

COVID spike prompts Louisiana prison system to cancel visits and keep volunteers out Elyse Carmosino, The Advocate

A Filthy New Orleans Jail Made My Son Sick. The ‘Cruel and Unusual’ Medical Treatment at Angola Prison Killed Him. Lois Ratcliff and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project

St. Louis Jails Stocked Up on Pepper Spray as Detainees Complained of Abuse Doyle Murphy, Riverfront Times

A Texas GOP Bill Would Make It Harder For Nonprofits To Bail People Out Of Jail Jen Rice, Houston Public Media

Is Biden overlooking Bureau of Prisons as reform target? Colleen Long and Michael Balsamo, AP News

Vaccinated prisoners, unvaccinated guards illustrate Biden’s tricky road Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters

The Biden Administration must walk back the MailGuard program banning letters from home in federal prisons Wanda Bertram, Prison Policy Initiative

Michigan Supreme Court Limits Use of Restraints on Juveniles Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica

‘Stillwater’ Review: Another American Tragedy Manohla Dargis, New York Times

AM Stories

Where Reform Goes to Die Rachel Barkow and Mark Osler, Inquest

Lexipol’s Fight Against Police Reform Ingrid V. Eagly and Joanna C. Schwartz, Indiana Law Journal

After a Violent Arrest, 2 Police Officers in Colorado Face Charges Eduardo Medina, New York Times

Can CAHOOTS Blaze a Path to Police Reform? Mark Obbie, The Crime Report

Bodycams Reduced Citizen Complaints Against Chicago Cops: Study Blake Diaz, The Crime Report

Cities That Reduced Arrests For Minor Offenses Also Saw Fewer Police Shootings Samuel Sinyangwe, FiveThirtyEight

Leaving Behind Uniforms And Sirens, Summit County Sheriff Expands Crisis Response Leigh Paterson, KUNC

How One Chicago Neighborhood Is Coping With The Toll Of Gun Violence Kathryn Fink, WAMU

Addressing gun violence means considering solutions other than policing Menika Dirkson, Washington Post

The promise and peril of Cure Violence in NYC Greg Berman, City & State New York

Violence spike of 2020 widened familiar safety gap between city neighborhoods, University of Chicago Crime Lab analysis shows Stephanie Casanova and Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune

40,302 gunshots the nation didn’t hear about Petula Dvorak, Washington Post