Militias with Badges Charlie Sykes, The Bulwark

Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children Helen Wieffering, Colleen Long, and Camille Fassett, AP News

Records Show Illinois Fails to Hold Police Accountable for Misconduct Kallie Cox and William Freivogel, Pulitzer Center

Tool for police reform rarely used by prosecutors USA Today

As Police Violence Increases, Civilians Less Likely to Call 911: Study Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

A Closer Look at the Narrative Surrounding Virginia’s Crime Rate Michael Pope, WVTF

What If Everything You Know About Murder Rates and Policing Is Wrong Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

Hopkins researchers find no uptick in crime, complaints after Marilyn Mosby stops prosecuting drug possession Tim Prudente, Baltimore Sun

Police reform by another name: COVID mandates causing cops to complain – and quit Heather Digby Parton, Salon

‘Eye-opening moment’: City leaders, police departments push back over impending COVID vaccine mandates Celina Tebor and Grace Hauck, USA Today

NYC Will Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines For All Government Workers, Eliminates Option For Weekly Testing Elizabeth Kim and David Cruz, Gothamist

COVID-19 cases continue to rise at county jail Josh Cotton, (Warren, PA) Times-Observer

Report finds racial disparities in Iowa prisons continue to rank among the highest in the nation Kate Payne, Iowa Public Radio

Wisconsin Imprisons 1 in 36 Black Adults, the Highest Rate in the US Clare Amari, Wisconsin Watch

By counting prisoners where they’re incarcerated, Wisconsin shifts voter clout from cities to small towns Natasha Haverty, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11th Circuit rejects Black women’s challenge to Florida felon voting law Kayla Goggin, Courthouse News Service

Congress has chance to wipe the slate clean for formerly convicted. They should take it. Nathan Deal, USA Today

How an Adoption Broker Cashed In on Prospective Parents’ Dreams Sheelah Kolhatkar, The New Yorker

The Bizarre and Unsettling Rise of True-Crime Makeup Videos on YouTube and TikTok Hannah Jackson, Daily Beast

How Only Murders in the Building Grapples With the Thorny Ethics of True-Crime Podcasting Eliana Dockterman, Time

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