Hate crime reports in US surge to the highest level since 2008, FBI says Jon Skolnik, Salon

GOP’s Jan. 6 problem returns to its doorstep Olivia Beavers, Politico

Proud Boys Leader Enrique Tarrio Was Once a Regular Miami Kid. Now He’s in Jail Joshua Ceballos, Miami New Times

Capitol Police Inquiry Into Jan. 6 Riot Recommends Disciplining Six Officers Emily Cochrane, New York Times

Justice Department limits use of chokeholds and ‘no-knock’ warrants Christina Carrega and Peter Nickeas, CNN

California Lawmakers Approve Bill That Could Weed Out Bad Cops CBS Sacramento

Don’t Blame Progressive Prosecutors for Rising Crime Jennifer Doleac, Bloomberg

Chesa Boudin and Crime in San Francisco Emma Green, The Atlantic

Cracking the Black Box Shima Baradaran Baughman, Christopher T. Robinson, and Megan S. Wright, Inquest

There’s a Phrase We Use About the Bosses at the Bureau of Prisons: “F Up, Move Up” Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

Fifty Years After Attica, Prisons Are Still the Problem No One Wants To See CJ Ciaramella, Reason

A Warning at Rikers on the Anniversary of a Deadly Prison Uprising James Barron, New York Times

With Rikers in Crisis, Critics Wonder: Where Is Bill de Blasio? Emma G. Fitzsimmons, Jonah E. Bromwich, and Jan Ransom, New York Times

De Blasio Finally Acts As Deaths Pile Up at Rikers Island Matt Stieb, New York Magazine

US Justice Dept launches sweeping probe into violence in Georgia prisons Sarah N. Lynch and Susan Heavey, Reuters

Justice Department investigating Georgia state prisons after 44 inmate deaths, LGBT assaults Kevin Johnson, USA Today

‘There were higher hopes’: Did the FBI fail in trying to resolve civil rights cold cases? Liz Ryan and Lara Nicholson, Daily Advertiser

Fox revives ‘Cops,’ the reality TV show beloved by Trump’s base Zeeshan Aleem, MSNBC

After 32 ‘egregious and cruel’ seasons, ‘Cops’ was canceled. This podcast explains why Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times

‘The Catholic School’ Review: A Dubiously Handsome Re-creation of a Hideous True Crime Jessica Kiang, Variety