Should the Media Downplay the New Murder Spike?Depending on your politics, the FBI’s new stats can look scary or meaningless. Here’s a more honest reading.
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How Did Chicago Get So Violent?Did the effort to eradicate the city’s gangs in the 1990s inadvertently lead to its bloody present?
Charlotte Police Chief: Video Doesn't Show "Definitive" Proof Keith Scott Pointed a Gun at Cops
The Blurred Blue LineWhen police officers take off-duty jobs, do they work for the people, or are they guns for hire?
In Addition to Ending Their Abuse and Discrimination, Baltimore Cops Also Need to Stop Acting Like Jerks
The Daily News Admits It Was Wrong to Fearmonger Over the End of Stop-and-Frisk in New York
Head of Police Chiefs Group Apologizes for “Historical Mistreatment of Communities of Color”
New SlavesI’m a criminal justice reporter, and Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix documentary about mass incarceration shocked me.
Legally Justifiable Police Shootings Aren’t Always Morally Defensible. So Says Charlotte’s Top Cop.How will Police Chief Kerr Putney handle outrage over the killing of Keith Lamont Scott?
13-Year-Old Tyree King Is Killed by Police in Columbus, Ohio, After Allegedly Pulling Out a BB Gun
Is the Defeat of America’s “Cruelest Prosecutor” in Florida Really a Victory for Criminal Justice Reform?Good riddance to Angela Corey. But don’t mistake her NRA-endorsed successor for a crusading reformer.
Olympic Village Has Poor Fruit Selection, Bad Forks, Grouses Head of Russian Delegation
Trump’s “Second Amendment People” Joke Was Targeting Gun Owners, TooThe line wasn’t just a veiled threat at Hillary. It was a glimpse of Trump’s true feelings about his supporters.
Another Unarmed Black Teenager Is Shot by Police in Chicago. But This Time, Video Is Quickly Released.