So You Want to Reduce Crime? Bryce Covert, The Nation

Biden to urge cities to spend Covid relief money on police, crime prevention Shannon Pettypiece, NBC News

Increased police spending leads to more misdemeanor arrests. Brenden Beck, Slate

US police trainers with far-right ties are teaching hundreds of cops Julia Harte and Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters

We Own This City Dissolves the Line Between Cop and Criminal Jen Chaney, New York Magazine

America’s Traffic Laws Give Police Way Too Much Power Max Carter-Oberstone, Time Magazine

Advocates demand prosecutor charge white Michigan policeman in Black refugee’s death Kylie Ambu, NPR

A moving portrait of George Floyd, his struggles and his legacy Mark Whitaker, Washington Post

NYPD Should Discipline 145 Officers for Misconduct, Watchdog Says Troy Closson, New York Times

Oakland residents remain skeptical as federal oversight of police ends after 20 years Eric Westervelt, NPR

Mississippi prison crisis: What happened to bring federal agents to investigate Parchman? Lici Beveridge, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

Alabama Prison Crisis Continues with Another Homicide Equal Justice Initiative

Colorado’s largest county jail is having one of its deadliest years of the decade – after just five months Olivia Prentzel, Colorado Sun

Biden Can Bring Hope to Prisons Like Mine John J. Lennon, New York Times

California man exonerated after 32 years in prison: ‘The system failed you catastrophically’ USA Today

Exonerations in America have risen, and their pattern is revealing The Economist

The Problem With Innocence Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Inquest

Did James Parsons Kill His Wife? Barbara Bradley Hagerty, The Atlantic

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