Federal trial for three ex-officers charged in George Floyd’s killing begins Aditi Sangal, Mike Hayes, Melissa Macaya, and Meg Wagner, CNN

Police Culture on Trial in Case Against Officers in Killing of George Floyd Tim Arango, New York Times

When Trying to Help Gets You Fired (2018) Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge, The Marshall Project

‘On the Job’: Police Unions and Police Behavior The Crime Report

The true cost of policing Riley Yates, Katie Kausch, and Nick Devlin, NJ Advance Media

The Return of New York’s Most Notorious Cops Nia Prater, New York Magazine

Adams Unveils Ambitious Plan to Confront Rising Gun Violence Emma G. Fitzsimmons and Ashley Southall, New York Times

Adams’ gun violence plan targets bail reform Annie McDonough, City & State NY

How Bail Reform, Crime Surge mix in an Angry Debate Fola Akinnibi, Bloomberg

A question for DA Gascón: How do you balance criminal justice reform and public safety? Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times

Cook County’s top judge rejects Mayor Lightfoot’s request for more people to be jailed awaiting trial Chip Mitchell, WBEZ

Dramatically increasing incarceration is the wrong response to the recent uptick in homicides and violent crime (2021) Anthony Barr and Kristen Broady, Brookings

Abolition Is Public Health Inquest

US’s longest-serving political prisoner Leonard Peltier says prison is ‘torture chamber’ amid Covid lockdowns Rachel Sharp, Independent

The Fate of Bobby Kennedy’s Assassin Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic

Sirhan Sirhan’s Continued Imprisonment Flies in the Face of RFK’s Ideals Natalie Shure, New Republic

Illinois changed its controversial ‘felony murder rule.’ Here’s who the reform left behind. Rita Oceguera and Chloe Hilles, Injustice Watch

‘I have a responsibility to speak about it’: a wrongfully imprisoned artist making art from his ordeal David Smith, The Guardian

At prison museums, a look at the history of life behind bars Erika Mailman, Washington Post

Jihad Rehab review – eye-opening documentary on a controversial program Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian

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