‘I can’t believe the numbers’: Mass shootings, homicide rates, gun sales hit highest levels since 1990s Trevor Hughes, USA Today

White House pulls nomination of ATF chief amid pushback over gun-control advocacy Seung Min Kim and Tyler Pager, Washington Post

Yale study finds that gun violence is a ‘contagious’ social epidemic YaleNews

We’re ‘interrupting violence’ in Minneapolis, one lawn chair at a time Louis King and Jerry McAfee, Washington Post

Ben Dugan Works for CVS. His Job Is Battling a $45 Billion Crime Spree. Rebecca Ballhaus and Shalini Ramachandran, Wall Street Journal

‘Woke’ corporations are funding groups working to undermine criminal justice reform Radley Balko, Washington Post

Victims of criminal violence need help, but so do those harmed by law enforcement Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

When schools call police on kids Corey Mitchell, Joe Yerardi, and Susan Ferriss, Center for Public Integrity

Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police Jim Mustian and Jake Bleiberg, Washington Post

Justice Department agrees to review Columbus, Ohio, police after fatal shootings Minyvonne Burke, NBC News

NC criminal justice group launches database to track reports of police misconduct Julian Shen-Berro, Raleigh News & Observer

After Halting His Execution, The Supreme Court Will Hear A Texas Death Row Inmate’s Case Laura Rice and Shelly Brisbin, Texas Standard

States of Incarceration: The Global Context 2021 Emily Widra and Tiana Herring, Prison Policy Initiative

The World’s Top Jailers: 24 US States The Crime Report

Honolulu Prosecutor Argues Against Further Inmate Releases Kevin Dayton, Honolulu Civl Beat

NYC jails boss admits ‘serious problems’ at Rikers Island Bruce Golding, New York Post

What Is Crime in a Country Built on It? Jennifer Wilson, The Atlantic