Murders Are Spiking in America David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Gun violence hits towns across Georgia Brad Schrade and Jennifer Peebles, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A gun was stolen from a small shop in Wisconsin. Officials have linked it to 27 shootings in Chicago. Jeremy Gorner, Annie Sweeney, and Rosemary Sobol, Chicago Tribune

‘United We Thrive, Divided We Die’: A Portrait of Gun Violence in Brooklyn Amnon Gutman, The Trace

Race Against Gun Violence Shows Need For On-The-Ground Violence Prevention, Organizers Say Maia McDonald, Block Club Chicago

America’s Hidden ‘Constitution-Free Zones’ Marie Miller and Daryl James, The Crime Report

It’s hard to hold police accountable. For federal agents, it’s all but impossible. Editorial Board, Washington Post

‘Blow his head off’: Supreme Court must strip federal agents of absolute immunity Editorial Board, USA Today

More than a year after George Floyd’s death, Congress can’t agree on police reform Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News

George Floyd dishonored by lack of bipartisan support, action from Biden on police reform Maurice Mitchell, USA Today

Ten current, former Black female DC police officers sue the city, claiming discrimination Emily Davies, Washington Post

This Is Why Cops Shouldn’t Handle All Domestic Violence Calls Melissa Jeltsen, The Cut

I’m tired of violence against women. I’m tired that few care unless the victims are young and white. Renée Graham, Boston Globe

Gwen Ifill Was Right About ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ Charles M. Blow, New York Times

Gabby Petito, Online Detectives, and the Queasy Places Our True-Crime Obsessions Have Taken Us Delia Cai, Vanity Fair

Women ‘Lifers’ and the Gender Trap The Crime Report

What It’s Like at Rikers, According to People Who Just Got Out Rebecca McCray, New York Magazine

Witnesses describe inhumane conditions in Georgia prisons, call for change Joshua Sharpe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, stop packing a major hot spot: prisons and jails Eric Reinhart, USA Today

Inmates released to home confinement during pandemic fear ‘devastating’ reincarceration John Yang and Mike Fritz, PBS

Other than prison, electronic monitoring is ‘the most restrictive form’ of control, research finds Cyrus Farivar, NBC News

Electronic Monitoring ‘Sets People Up to Fail’: Study The Crime Report

Does Building Better Jails Go Far Enough? Liza Weisstuch, New York Times