‘It’s Always Going to Haunt Me’: How the Capitol Riot Changed Lives Emily Cochrane, Luke Broadwater, and Ellen Barry, New York Times

‘Am I scared? Absolutely,’ a Capitol Police officer says before Sept. 18 rally Jacqueline Alemany and Theodoric Meyer, Washington Post

Capitol Police recommend 6 officers face disciplinary action for riot conduct Axios

Intersections of Injustice Chris Palmer, Dylan Purcell, Anna Orso, John Duchneskie, and Jessica Griffin, Philadelphia Inquirer

What do we do about sheriff gangs? Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

4 more officers suspected of adding false gang information to LAPD files Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Electronic Monitoring in Chicago Is Pervasive, Due to Sensationalist Crime Reporting Cathryn Crawford, Teen Vogue

Colorado AG to force Aurora police reform over pattern of racial bias Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

Minnesota Supreme Court Allows The Ballot Question On Changing The Minneapolis Police NPR

New York will reassign 5,000 school officers Erum Salam, The Guardian

Seattle police intervening in fewer mental health calls, data show David Kroman, Crosscut

Why Criminal Justice Too Often Goes Criminally Wrong James M. Doyle, The Crime Report

Jurors don’t know what the penalties for a guilty verdict will be. They should. Daniel Epps and William Ortman, Washington Post

Iowa has an incarceration crisis of global proportions Adam Sullivan, (Cedar Rapids) Gazette

Searching for Answers After a St. Louis Jailhouse Beating Ryan Krull, Riverfront Times

NYC’s Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid pandemic Michael R. Sisak, AP News

There’s No Fixing Rikers. Close It, and Let People Go. Esther Wang, New Republic

Decarcerate Rikers Island right now Tiffany Cabán, New York Daily News

How I Went From Prison Cook to Pizza Chef at One of Philly’s Best New Restaurants Michael Carter with Elyse Inamine, Bon Appétit

Inside the Missing Persons Case That Has True Crime TikTok Freaking Out Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone