Rob Arthur is a freelance journalist covering criminal justice, politics, and other topics.
What Drove the Historically Large Murder Spike in 2020?
The pandemic, police violence, and more guns all contributed to an unprecedented rise in murders across the United States.
The Chicago Police FilesBad Chicago Cops Spread Their Misconduct Like a Disease
Because Chicago’s police complaints can list multiple officers at once, it’s possible to build a giant social network of police interactions.
The Chicago Police Files130 Chicago Officers Account for 29 Percent of Police Shootings
While more than 95 percent of all Chicago police officers never fired their gun from 2004 to 2016, 130 officers have done it more than once.