The still-urgent problem of police violence in America Ryan Cooper, The Week

A little girl’s funeral left me grieving with her parents, wanting police reform Suzette Hackney, USA Today

After 2021 spike in shootings by officers, LAPD will audit its training on use of deadly force Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

NYC’s Top Prosecutor and New Police Commissioner Square Off on Public Safety The Crime Report

Eric Adams was beaten by cops from the 103rd precinct – what makes him think he can make them stop? Tana Ganeva, Substack

Boston police and firefighter unions ask judge to halt city’s vaccine mandate Ally Jarmanning, WBUR

Covid-19 was the leading cause of death among US police officers in 2021, a report says. Derrick Bryson Taylor, New York Times

While Active Cases Remain Low, Omicron Threat Looms in Oklahoma Prisons Keaton Ross, Oklahoma Watch

Omicron wreaks havoc across California prison facilities as staff cases surge Dani Anguiano, The Guardian

Coronavirus cases jump 340% among ICE detainees in one week Ella Cerón, Los Angeles Times

As COVID Cases Spike, Federal Bureau Of Prisons Is Not Releasing Eligible Inmates Walter Pavlo, Forbes

Prison Reforms Since COVID Called Uneven, ‘Disheartening’ Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is getting a new leader – and another shot at reforms Keri Blakinger, NBC News

Defending the Rule of Law Requires Ending Guantanamo Detention Daphne Eviatar, Just Security

What I Learned When I Tried to Close Guantanamo Lee Wolosky, Politico

Biden Administration Approves 5 More Guantánamo Releases Carol Rosenberg, New York Times

40 Under 40: Imani Mfalme Shu’la fights against mass incarceration Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

How a Newark Program Is Pushing Police and Community Members to Heal Old Wounds Together J. Brian Charles, The Trace

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