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My Friend Jordan Neely Was Homeless and in Mental Distress. But He Was Not Expendable.
Jordan Neely was choked to death on a New York City subway car. Mentor and fellow Michael Jackson enthusiast Moses Harper recalls who he was in life.
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June 3, 2020
From Michael Brown to George Floyd: What We’ve Learned About Policing
Stories from The Marshall Project’s archives that shine a light on police, violence and racial inequality in America
February 19, 2019
Special Courts for Veterans Languish
There’s little money and apparently little demand.
Joseph Darius Jaafari
October 15, 2018
Police With Military Experience More Likely to Shoot
Dallas cops who were veterans fired their weapons more than those who never served in the armed forces, study shows.
March 30, 2017
When Warriors Put on the Badge
Many veterans make careers in policing. Some bring war home.
September 1, 2016
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.”
July 20, 2016
Did the Cop-Killers Have PTSD?
We may never know, because “it is so easy to fall through the cracks.”