A Philadelphia homicide detective on the rise abused his power in bizarre and extreme ways. How did he get away with it for so long?
Digital Engagement Producer
Sarah Mirk (she/her) is a digital engagement producer for Reveal. Since 2017, she has worked as an editor at The Nib, an online daily comics publication focused on political cartoons, graphic journalism, essays and memoirs about current affairs. She works with artists to create nonfiction comics on a variety of complex topics, from personal narratives about queer identities to examinations of overlooked history. Before that, Mirk was the online editor of national feminist media outlet Bitch, a podcast host and a local news reporter. She is also the author of several books, including “Year of Zines,” a collection of 100 handmade zines, and “Guantanamo Voices,” a collection of illustrated oral histories of the world’s most infamous prison. Mirk is based in Portland, Oregon.
The Ballot Boogeymen
Extreme new laws built on Trump’s Big Lie crack down on a phantom problem: widespread voter fraud.
Buried Secrets: America’s Indian Boarding Schools Part 2
A Catholic boarding school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is seeking forgiveness for its troubled history. But school survivors want justice first.
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Locked Up: The Prison Labor That Built Business Empires
Companies across the South profited off the forced labor of people in prison after the Civil War – a racist system known as convict leasing.
American Rehab: A Desperate Call
Penny Rawlings is relieved to finally get her brother into rehab at a place called Cenikor. She doesn’t realize that getting him out of treatment is going to be the bigger problem.
Afghanistan’s Recognition Problem
“Do you recognize the Taliban?” The U.S. government, other countries and individual Afghans grapple with the question that will determine Afghanistan’s future.
No Retreat: The Dangers of Stand Your Ground
In the decade since George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, stand your ground laws have expanded across the nation. And with them come more homicides.
The Religious Right Mobilized to End Roe. Now What?
Abortion will soon be illegal in many states. What the anti-abortion movement plans to do next and how another religious movement is fighting back.
My Neighbor the Suspected War Criminal
There may be 1,700 suspected war criminals and human rights abusers in the U.S. Who are they, and what is the government doing about it?
Handcuffed and Unhoused
A hidden side of homelessness: Unhoused people often get entangled in a criminal justice cycle that leads back to the streets – or worse.