Marshall Project Originals
When ‘Shoot-First Culture’ Meets ‘Fear and Paranoia’
In less than a week, seven people were shot after doing the ordinary — ringing a doorbell or turning around in a driveway.
Ahead of Midterms, Most Americans Say Crime is Up. What Does the Data Say?
More people than ever believe crime is up in their area, polls show. But public perception doesn’t always match reality.