How Did a Serial Killer Escape Notice? His Victims Were Vulnerable and Overlooked Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Timothy Williams, and Richard Oppel Jr., New York Times

2020: The Democrats on criminal justice Katie Park and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project

California Governor Signs Bevy of Criminal Justice Bills Nick Cahill, Courthouse News

Should Prosecutors be Reformers? The Crime Report

Closing Rikers: Competing Visions for the Future of New York City’s Jails Anakwa Dwamena, New York Review of Books

Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths Heather Murphy, New York Times

California To Ease Mandatory Sentences, Ban Facial Recognition On Police Body Cameras CBS

Ex-prisoners in Nevada look forward to something new: Voting in 2020 Anita Hassan, NBC News

Racist Police Chief Guilty Of Lying To FBI, Jury Remains Deadlocked On Hate Crimes Charge (New Jersey) Ryan Reilly, Huffington Post

Former Inmate: Solitary Confinement Used Disproportionately Against LGBTQ Prisoners Colin Young, WBUR Boston

Could Norway’s mental health focus reduce incarceration in Michigan? Karen Bouffard, Detroit News

Gunshot Detection Technology Needs Community Buy-In: Report The Crime Report

In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students. Rebecca Koenig, EdSurge

Child, 9, charged with murder in Goodfield fire (Illinois) Nick Vlahos, Peoria Journal-Star