Marshall Project Originals
When the Star Witness Recants
The evidence against Rodney Lincoln has evaporated, but the courts say he’s out of luck.
Sandra Bland, One Year Later
Her death at a Texas jail spurred a striking amount of reform talk across political lines.
What the DOJ’s Report on Baltimore Teaches Us About Cops, Sex Workers, and Corruption
A look inside a culture of pervasive misconduct.
Chicago’s Civilian Review Board: Will the New One Be Better?
Advocates seek more independence from police involvement.
Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?
An attempt to find out confronts a frayed patchwork of data across the country.
Can the Troubled Cleveland Police Handle a Volatile Republican Convention?
Operating under federal oversight, officers will be scrutinized for how they use force.
“Ghettoside” Author Jill Leovy on What We Have Learned Since Rodney King
Not nearly enough, she says
How Much Do You Remember About the Rodney King Beating and Riots?
Twenty-five years ago, the first viral video captured police brutality and shook the nation.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Remembers Rodney King and the L.A. Riots
‘Rodney King is in the lineage of Emmett Till, Medgar Evers, Trayvon Martin — that lineage of violation.’
Highlights From Our Justice Talk On Predictive Policing
Couldn’t make it? We pulled out the best comments on racial profiling, transparency, threat scores and other issues surrounding predictive policing.
Does Predictive Policing Lead to More Police in Black Communities? Readers React
What you had to say about our latest story on predictive policing.
Policing the Future
In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, St. Louis cops embrace crime-predicting software.
What We’ve Learned About Racial Disparity in Policing Since Ferguson
A brief overview of the numbers.
Why is it So Hard for the Justice Department to Curb Police Abuse?
Ask the experts in a Facebook chat Friday at noon ET.
A New York Lesson for Chicago (and Elsewhere)
Paying the wrongfully imprisoned, quickly, is both moral and economical.