Debtors’ prisons were outlawed in the U.S. almost 200 years ago, but in pockets of the country, modern-day debtors’ prisons are alive and well.
On this episode of Reveal, we take an unprecedented look inside the multibillion-dollar private prison industry.
We sit down with reporter Shane Bauer, who worked as a guard at a Louisiana private prison for four months, to talk about what life is like for people on both sides of the bars.
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In the wake of mass shootings, businesses, school districts and towns often turn to armed guards. But armed security guards can introduce a new kind of danger.
The shakeups continue within the top ranks at the embattled Transportation Security Administration, as two senior officials involved in several controversies have left the agency recently.
Over time, the interest on the bonds could nearly double the cost for police misconduct in Chicago.
A Southern Poverty Law Center study found that 74 percent of domestic terrorism attacks between 2009 and 2015 were carried out by a person acting alone, without any outside money or direction.
We’re continuing to compile essential coverage of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida – the worst in U.S. history – and its repercussions.
The gun violence restraining order law allows law enforcement officers or family members to ask a judge to approve gun restrictions.
In the aftermath of the Orlando, Florida, shooting, we’re compiling essential coverage on the massacre and its repercussions.