Marshall Project Originals
The Marshall Project Wins Sheehan Award for Investigative Journalism
National Press Club Award recognizes overall body of investigative reporting, citing impact of “Mauled,” coverage of Mississippi prisons and more.
‘A Dog Can Be Trained To Be Anti-Black’
A new film highlights historical use of canines against Black people
We Investigated How Police Use Dogs as Weapons. Here’s How You Can Do It Too.
Our top tips for journalists from the partnership that produced “Mauled.”
The Rise and Fall of a Celebrity Police Dog
Obi had thousands of Instagram followers for being "cute and derpy." His work on the streets of Indianapolis was another matter.
We’re Tracking Police Dog Bites Across the Country
Police dogs bite thousands of Americans each year, including innocent bystanders, children, police officers, even their own handlers. The Marshall Project—in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute—examined more than 150 serious cases nationwide.
Police Wanted “A Dog That Would Bite A Black Person”
The terrifying reign of a small town’s police dog.
Mauled: When Police Dogs Are Weapons
A series on the damage police dogs inflict on Americans, published in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute.
She Went Out For A Walk. Then Drogo The Police Dog Charged.
Growing up, few Black families in Ayanna Brooks’s neighborhood had dogs. A vicious attack reminded her why.
Alabama’s Ugly Secret: Police Dog Attacks
Law enforcement releases little information about their K-9s, despite injuries and death.
The City Where Someone Was Bitten by a Police Dog Every 5 Days
Why K-9s in Indianapolis have mauled so many people—and why that may change.
5 Takeaways From Our Investigation of Indianapolis Police Dogs
It has the highest rate of bites per population among the largest cities in the U.S.