The New “Crime Wave” Panic and the Long Shadow of John Walsh Paul M. Renfro, New Republic

Birmingham’s Young Mayor Promised to Radically Rethink Criminal Justice. Then Shootings Spiked. Chip Brownlee, The Trace

When Shootings Erupt, These Moms, Pastors And Neighbors Step In To Defuse Tension Jasmine Garsd, NPR

Behind Police Leaders Claims That Bail Reform Is Responsible For Surge In Violence CBS Chicago  

Five Misconceptions About Police Reform Nancy La Vigne, The Crime Report

“Shooting First and Asking Questions Later” Alysia Santo and RG Dunlop, The Marshall Project

‘Warrior mindset’ police training proliferated. Then, high-profile deaths put it under scrutiny. Max Hauptman, Washington Post

In a first, NJ details disciplinary penalties for police Colleen O’Dea, NJ Spotlight

Minneapolis police to curb stops for minor traffic violators AP News

Phoenix police disciplined for ‘dubious’ charges against protesters and ‘hate speech’-inspired memorabilia Katie Shepherd, Washington Post

LAPD officers are supposed to wear masks. They keep getting caught without them Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Over 500 Cops Have Died of COVID-19: Police Union Eva Herscovitz, The Crime Report

Carceral Institutions in the Era of COVID-19 Christina A. Li, Harvard Political Review

Massachusetts prison deals with inmate coronavirus outbreak WHDH

COVID-19 in Alaska prisons forces cutoff of visitation and some services Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News

Top Senate Democrats urge Biden to take immediate action on home confinement program Harper Neidig, The Hill

A Fight to Expose the Hidden Human Costs of Incarceration Eyal Press, The New Yorker

A Failure of the Imagination Charles Fried, Inquest

After The Assault Capital Public Radio

How Utterly Depraved! Deborah Friedell, London Review of Books