PM Stories

These Meds Prevent Overdoses. Few Federal Prisoners Are Getting Them Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project

Overdose Deaths In State Prisons Have Jumped Dramatically Since 2001 Beth Schwartzapfel and Jimmy Jenkins, NPR

Critics blast Georgia prison conditions, staffing levels and care Christian Boone, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

COVID deaths in Florida prisons: 30% were parole-eligible Grace Toohey and Hannah Phillips, Orlando Sentinel

Why we can’t trust the states to prevent wrongful convictions Radley Balko, Washington Post

After Key Evidence Was Withheld, 2 Men Spent 3 Decades in Prison Jonah E. Bromwich and Troy Closson, New York Times

Rodney Reed And Why It’s So Hard To Overturn Wrongful Convictions Mary Blake and Dnaiel Medwed, WGBH

Six years after his arrest, Robert Durst takes the stand in LA murder trial James Queally, Los Angeles Times

The fugitive and the chameleon Ciara O’Rourke, Deseret News

In This Memoir, Prison Is A Place – And A State Of Mind Thúy Dinh, NPR

How Life & Life Filmed Inside San Quentin State Penitentiary NC Heikin, MovieMaker

Life & Life – a Story of Redemption

AM Stories

Criminal-Justice Reformers Chose the Wrong Slogan Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

Why many districts are struggling over whether to keep officers in schools Safia Samee Ali, NBC News

Police Reform Measures: A Look At 4 Bay Area Communities And Past Reform Efforts John Glidden, SFGate

Cleveland residents look to take police reform into their own hands Emmanuel Felton, Washington Post

Should Police Unions Be Busted or Saved? WNYC

Do We Need Police? Diane Goldstein and Jasson Perez, The Nation

Is crime worsening in Ithaca in 2021? Police statistics say no Matt Butler, Ithaca Voice

Miami’s Police Chief Blames Several Factors For The Spike In Violence NPR

Unregistered, untraceable ghost guns leave police investigations in the dark, report finds Kevin Johnson, USA Today

What happens when police don’t show up to 911 calls Brandon Block, The Olympian

Community ‘violence interrupters’ work to stem rising crime Travis Loller, AP News

The Other Gun Violence Kenithia Alston and Emanuel Powell, Inquest

2 Seattle cops who were at US Capitol in January are fired Martha Bellisle, AP News

NJ gym owner, Seattle man are first to plead guilty to assaulting police in Capitol attack Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post