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Hidden in Bill Passed Over Trump’s Veto: Limits on Police Militarization
But local cops can still receive Pentagon equipment, including automatic rifles.
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
March 30, 2017
When Warriors Put on the Badge
Many veterans make careers in policing. Some bring war home.
February 9, 2016
Does Predictive Policing Lead to More Police in Black Communities? Readers React
What you had to say about our latest story on predictive policing.
February 3, 2016
Policing the Future
In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, St. Louis cops embrace crime-predicting software.
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May 26, 2015
Policing the Police
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.
January 15, 2015
A new book faults Ted Kennedy, Joe Biden and the NAACP for our prison state.
December 3, 2014
The Pentagon Finally Details its Weapons-for-Cops Giveaway
Bellying up to the arsenal.