Minneapolis’ bloody summer Andy Mannix, Minneapolis Star Tribune

After Floyd’s killing, Minneapolis police retreated, data shows Brad Heath, Reuters

Portland Cop Who Was Caught on Video Bashing the Head of a Protest Medic Won’t Be Charged With a Crime Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone

Two St. Louis Police Killings Set The Stage For George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Here’s How Things May Change William H. Freivogel, NPR

Justice Dept. unveils new rules on federal monitors overseeing local police reforms David Nakamura, Washington Post

Head Of Louisiana Police Says He Would Welcome A DOJ Probe Into Racial Profiling NPR

LA officers sue over vaccine mandate as police across California threaten to resign Sam Levin, The Guardian

Has the Pandemic Killed Jury Trials? Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

NC jails and prisons report Delta-driven COVID surge Elizabeth Thompson, North Carolina Health News

Here are the men who died from COVID-19 in Utah’s prisons Jessica Miller and Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune

Biden starts clemency process for inmates released due to COVID conditions Sam Stein, Politico

Life of death row inmate who maintained innocence for 22 years may be spared after crucial vote Kim Bellware, Washington Post

Oklahoma board urges governor to commute death sentence Sean Murphy, AP News

Lawmakers will make another run at abolishing Utah’s death penalty Bryan Schott, Salt Lake Tribune

It’s time for Alabama to fix its juvenile justice system David Safavian and Willoughby Clark, Montgomery Advertiser

Surviving a Daily Storm Asia Johnson, Brennan Center for Justice

An American Invention David Alan Sklansky, Inquest

Revisiting the Attica Riot in Real-Time 50 Years Later Tom Meagher and Pedro Burgos, The Marshall Project

‘Attica’ Film Review: Documentary Sets the Record Straight, 50 Years After the Uprising Ronda Racha Penrice, Yahoo!

Rain Boots, Turning Tides, and the Search for a Missing Boy Katherine Laidlaw, Wired

Not Your Freak Shawna Kenney, LA Review of Books