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Tom Meagher is the managing editor for digital and data journalism. A veteran reporter and editor, he previously led an interactive team for the Digital First Media newspaper chain and was the data editor at the Newark Star-Ledger. His first reporting job was covering night cops for a small daily paper in Kansas. His reporting at The Marshall Project on crime trends won a Data Journalism Award, and his work on The Next To Die covering executions in America received the international Malofiej's first human rights special award.
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Feature July 13
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Q&A November 15, 2017
Is it rising or declining? Does it matter?
Analysis October 18, 2017
Recent court rulings and start-stop access to lethal drugs push numbers up this year.
News August 9, 2017
You can go to prison in Florida for a $300 crime, but it’s $2,500 in Wisconsin.
News July 18, 2017
A new study examines the lingering impact of war-on-crime policies.
Feature March 30, 2017
Many veterans make careers in policing. Some bring war home.
News February 5, 2017
A California law offers a way for states to reshape troubled departments.
Graphics January 31, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of people from seven barred nations live in all parts of the U.S.
The Frame December 21, 2016
Buses bring holiday visitors to the women in an Illinois correctional center.
Feature December 12, 2016
Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, the black hole of the immigration system.