In Case You Missed It: “Second Chance City” Series

UPDATED: Jan. 17, 2017

The Washington Post “Second Chance City” series examines issues related to repeat violent offenders in the District of Columbia.

Part I:   How an accused rapist kept getting second chances from the D.C. justice system (Washington Post, May 14, 2016)

Part II:  How an inmate who repeatedly threatened to rape his guards ended up on a bus back to D.C. (Washington Post, July 29, 2016)

Part III:  Second-chance law for young criminals puts violent offenders back on D.C. streets (Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2016)

Part IV:  The crimes against them were terrifying, but the judicial system made it worse (Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2016)

Part V:  He says he robbed 100 people in D.C. Could he have been stopped before he killed? (Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2016)

Part VI:  In D.C., the federal government gives released criminals many chances to fail (Washington Post, Dec. 28, 2016)

Related News Coverage:

D.C. leaders agree to reform Youth Act (Washington Post, Dec. 24, 2016)

New Questions Arise About D.C.’s Criminal Justice System (WAMU/Kojo Nnamdi Show, Jan. 2, 2017)

In D.C., it’s about to be a crime for offenders to tamper with GPS tracking devices (Washington Post, Jan. 4, 2017)

Second Chances And Repeat Offenders: Challenges For The Agency Overseeing Probation And Parole In The District (WAMU/Kojo Nnamdi Show, Jan. 10, 2017)

Related Opinion Pieces:

Second chances: More harm than good? (Letter to the Editor from ANC Commissioner Denise Krepp) (Dec. 7, 2016)

Should young violent offenders get a second chance? (WaPo Editorial Board, Dec. 11, 2016)

Muriel Bowser’s joke response to a Post investigation  (Colbert King, Dec. 26, 2016)

D.C.’s criminal justice system is a threat to public safety (Colbert King, Dec. 30, 2016)

D.C.’s ‘beyond broken’ criminal-justice system is an outrage (WaPo Editorial Board, Dec. 30, 2016)

The Shameful Washington Post Series on the Youth Rehabilitation Act (Capitol Hill Corner, Dec. 30, 2016)

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