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Simone Weichselbaum is a staff writer who focuses on issues pertaining to federal law enforcement and local policing. She is also The Marshall Project’s co-chair of diversity & inclusion. Weichselbaum has spent more than 15 years reporting on a variety of urban criminal justice systems, previously working as a staff writer for the New York Daily News and the Philadelphia Daily News. She holds a graduate degree in criminology from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Coronavirus March 27
Early data suggests criminal incidents are down in several cities under stay-at-home orders.
Coronavirus March 18
Police across the country “have to be realistic about what we can and can’t do.”
News February 6
Secretive agency channels money from companies to cops.
Feature October 31
Cities say the feds won’t follow their rules about using force, body cams.
Life Inside April 18
Celebrating freedom in a place of bondage.
Feature February 14
Tattoos, beards and past drug use are okay. What next?
Feature February 13
It’s not how many, it’s how you use them.
News October 25, 2018
Have you ever run away from home? What’s your most unusual sex act?
News October 15, 2018
Dallas cops who were veterans fired their weapons more than those who never served in the armed forces, study shows.
Feature September 3, 2018
Andrew Goldstein's crime set in motion a dramatic shift in how we care for the violent mentally ill. Including for himself—when he's released this month.