Marshall Project Originals
“It’s Crushing”: The Lasting Trauma of the Exonerated
Proving your innocence is only part of the battle to put your life back together.
It’s Time We Talk About Police Suicide
More cops die of suicide than die of shootings and traffic accidents combined.
How Having a Dog Changed My Life in Prison
“Until now, touching another living thing took place in the context of fights, pat-downs, and strip searches.”
Did the Cop-Killers Have PTSD?
We may never know, because “it is so easy to fall through the cracks.”
One Man’s Haunting Look at PTSD and His Brother’s Execution
The Oscar-nominated short ‘Last Day of Freedom’ traces the troubled life of a black veteran.
Fit to be Killed?
The impending execution of a decorated soldier shows the limits of the PTSD defense.