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Family members of Magali Alberto, who was shot and killed at a traffic light, at a press conference held by the Los Angeles Police Department on May 28, 2020.
News April 8
A COVID-strained social safety net. Entrenched distrust between cops and communities of color. "2020 was a tinderbox."
Coronavirus June 2, 2020
Racial disparities grew in five cities as arrests fell, according to our new data analysis.
A juvenile at the Orleans Justice Center in New Orleans in 2018.
Coronavirus May 12, 2020
Youth lockups are supposed to rehabilitate kids, not punish them. The pandemic is making that harder than ever.
Marilyn Mosby announcing criminal charges against officers in the Freddie Gray case in May 2015.
News March 20, 2017
A judge rules against Marilyn Mosby in the Freddie Gray case.
Baltimore police walk near a mural depicting Freddie Gray.
News November 9, 2016
The president-elect may soon upend an Obama-era police reform tactic.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, right, during a news conference in June amid a sex scandal involving several city police officers.
Commentary August 16, 2016
A look inside a culture of pervasive misconduct.
On the way to solitary confinement in the Otis Bantum Correctional Center.
Commentary April 18, 2016
From David Simon's Baltimore anguish to elite police fraternities to teens behind bars.
Feature May 26, 2015
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.
Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Anthony Batts surveys the corner of North and Pennsylvania avenues on  April 30. Months before the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, Batts had asked for assistance in reforming his department from the Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Police Services.
News May 2, 2015
The softer side of Justice Department intervention.
Q&A April 29, 2015
Freddie Gray, the drug war, and the decline of “real policing.”