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Overcrowding was severe at California State Prison in Los Angeles, shown above, before reforms began in 2011. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections)

From Overcrowding to Uprising at California Jails

The state's plan to shrink its prison population by shifting inmates to county jails seemed like a good idea, but recent inmate rebellions have been an unwelcome result.

 

(Jessica Christian)

When Cameras Aren’t Enough to Stop the Killing

As San Francisco begins equipping its officers with body cameras, recent killings in Charlotte and Tulsa reveal that biased policing won’t be solved with a camera alone.