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News May 3
It’s the first time in years the highest court allowed such a suit to proceed. The ruling suggests it is reconsidering protections for officers who cause harm.
News March 4
Critics say a new policy for police encounters with children doesn’t go far enough.
Feature February 12
In Baton Rouge, police dogs bit a teenager 17 or younger every three weeks, on average.
Analysis December 21, 2020
From the sweeping impacts of COVID-19 to the protests against racial injustice, 2020 was a year like no other.
News December 18, 2020
Individual officers can’t claim ‘qualified immunity’ in excessive force cases, but may not end up paying damages out of their own pockets.
Feature December 15, 2020
Most officers get training to respond to injuries, but are often not required to use it.
Feature December 14, 2020
Police are allowed to use “pain compliance.” But experts say dog bites are too unpredictable and severe.
Feature November 17, 2020
Police dogs bite thousands of Americans each year, including innocent bystanders, children, police officers, even their own handlers. The Marshall Project—in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute—examined more than 150 serious cases nationwide.
Feature November 8, 2020
A new lawsuit claims Black Americans with mental illness are being forced into traumatic emergency room stays.
Feature October 15, 2020
A series on the damage police dogs inflict on Americans, published in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute.