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Boston, MA
Senior Reporter, Frontline — PBS
Covers:  immigration, gun control, u.s. military, civil rights, criminal justice

Senior reporter @Frontlinepbs. Started in Flint, now I'm here. In formation. sarah.childress[at]wgbh.org

Formerly: reporter for Newsweek covering national news and the Iraq war; Africa correspondent for The Wall Street Journal based in Nairobi; regional editor for GlobalPost.

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Pennsylvania | Ballot Watch

Pennsylvania | Ballot Watch
apps.frontline.org — Courts are pushing back against laws in the wake of the Supreme Court's Shelby decision. Several legal battles are still ahead. Just over a month after the Supreme Court overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, seven states - ...

Tiny squirrel monkeys jailed after luxury life

Tiny squirrel monkeys jailed after luxury life
globalpost.com — Animals that once lived in luxury as the pets of drug cartel kings are ending up on the other side of the tracks. According to this Associated Press story, Mexican zoos have been overwhelmed by the quantities of lions, tigers, elephants - and yes, tiny squirrel monkeys - that the government confiscates from raids on the homes of suspected drug bosses.

After Paris Attacks, CIA Head Reignites Surveillance Debate

After Paris Attacks, CIA Head Reignites Surveillance Debate
pbs.org — Just three days after the bloody attack in Paris, America's top intelligence official took to a podium and suggested that recent leaks about classified surveillance programs were partially responsible. "Unauthorized disclosures" have led to "a lot of hand-wringing over the government's role in the effort to try to uncover these terrorists," said CIA director John Brennan in remarks on Monday.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
macon.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
ledger-enquirer.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
bradenton.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

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For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
modbee.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
mercedsunstar.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results
charlotteobserver.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.
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May 05, 2016

@alexanderrusso There's nothing in the works now... but possibly down the road?

May 05, 2016

@melissa_schober Thanks for your thoughts. Would love to talk further if you'll DM me your info.

May 05, 2016

When it comes to cops in schools, how much of a difference does training make? to.pbs.org/1rUuJ4b pic.twitter.com/W3BiEUq7KO

Apr 21, 2016

These officers would have served much longer sentences if not for prosecutors' misconduct: to.pbs.org/1TjEmBK pic.twitter.com/rfkCznHmRo

Apr 19, 2016

OK the NY results are in. Change the channel & watch this moving doc #Chi#ChildrenOfSyria9m @fro@frontlinepbse: httpto.pbs.org/1SbS4Dn

Apr 15, 2016

RT @MsShade: I've spent THREE MONTHS writing an insane story about housing segregation in Baltimore. Who wants to publish it?

Apr 15, 2016

RT @TaliaBuford: Want to know what it's like being an environmental reporter from Flint watching the crisis unfold? Here's my take: - httpswpo.st/u1cU1//t.co/oYV2Ojx99H


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