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Police Violence

Tracking updates on, reactions to, and racial dynamics of the disproportionate amount of police violence in America.

Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

What we know about the deadly police shooting of Jayland Walker

The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

The Supreme Court could make it very easy for federal law enforcement to violate the Constitution

America can’t fix policing without fixing the country’s gun problem

Murders are spiking. Police should be part of the solution.

The evidence for violence interrupters doesn’t support the hype

Watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine in the “defund the police” era

Chauvin’s prison sentence is still not justice

This progressive police reform bill is pretty popular 

What we know about the police killing of Winston Smith and the death of protester Deona Knajdek

Colombia’s protests are a product of its post-peace-deal reality

These 3 cities began boldly reimagining policing after George Floyd’s murder

First-time activists on how last summer’s protests changed their lives

The death of Ronald Greene in Louisiana police custody, explained

A professor became a police officer — and learned what’s really broken about policing

A majority of voters see an urgent need for police reform following the Chauvin verdict

Sen. Tim Scott says Congress is close to a police reform deal

Why they’re not saying Ma’Khia Bryant’s name

State-level Republicans are making it easier to run over protesters

9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing

Why the Chauvin verdict didn’t feel like justice

I could have been Ma’Khia Bryant

The history of police killing children in America

The uncertain prospects for police reform in the Senate, explained

Now that Derek Chauvin has been convicted, here’s what happens next

The Derek Chauvin guilty verdict is a huge outlier

We have enough proof

Why is it so hard to prosecute police? It starts with the investigation.

The complicated relief of the Chauvin verdict

Biden urges Congress to not look away from George Floyd

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Derek Chauvin trial and verdict: News and updates

Why Chauvin’s conviction matters

How effective was Derek Chauvin’s defense?

Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly

What to do instead of calling the police

What the Supreme Court got wrong about homicides committed by cops

A Black Army lieutenant is suing Virginia police after being held at gunpoint

Why the Chauvin trial feels so momentous

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.