Jamie Kalven is an author and journalist based in Chicago. He is the founder of the Invisible Institute. He was awarded the 2017 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism for “Code of Silence” written for The Intercept.
Protests for Black LivesIn the Aftermath of a Police Killing, the Justifications Begin Immediately
After Chicago police killed Harith Augustus, the question was not: What happened? It was: How do we justify what happened?
“Why Are You Shooting Me?” The Family of Anthony Alvarez Is Waiting for Answers.
A Chicago police officer fatally shot 22-year-old Alvarez on March 31. Video footage of the incident will soon be released.
Protests for Black LivesChicago Awaits Video of Police Killing of 13-Year-Old Boy
After the police killing of Adam Toledo in Chicago, the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system deserves serious scrutiny.
Somebody PodcastWho Shot Courtney Copeland?
Somebody, Episode 1: Shapearl Wells wants to know who killed her son Courtney. But her grief turns into suspicion when police start asking her questions.