The New Math

“We identified 10 people, including Groves, who were beaten, burned, suffocated, or shot to death in 2013 and whose cases were reclassified as death investigations, downgraded to more minor crimes, or even closed as noncriminal incidents—all for illogical or, at best, unclear reasons.” Chicago Magazine tries to get to the truth about the city’s seemingly miraculous drop in crime rates. This is about as close to another season of The Wire as we’re gonna get.

+ The scary things you learn from 23 years of Oakland police records.

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