Marshall Project Originals
After Creating Danger, Can Cops Use Force with Impunity?
A recent Supreme Court decision left open that possibility. That’s bad for the public, and for police.
A Lesson On Jordan Edwards
A high school teacher on the challenge of responding to high-profile police shootings.
Chicago’s Ousted Top Cop Talks to Common About Race, Guns and Mistrust
A new docu-series, ‘America Divided,’ explores inequality, issue by issue.
My Life With Settlement Cash After Cops Killed My Husband
“Men in suits would sit there and actually talk about what my husband's life was worth.”
Four San Francisco Cops Talk About the Problems Plaguing Their Department
Five shootings, a text scandal, a hunger strike, and now a new boss.
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Is Google More Accurate Than the FBI?
In tracking deaths by police, the tech world might beat Uncle Sam.
‘There is a Visceral Hatred for the People Who Wear This Uniform.’
Baltimore’s chief on policing in black communities.