Revealing stories about the war on drugs, prison reform and other criminal justice issues — plus binge-worthy true crime documentaries.
The Department of Justice has failed to use its full powers to address police misconduct, according to a new report.
November 18, 2020
The settlement between Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, and the federal government is the latest in a battle over who is responsible for the nation’s opioid crisis, as covered by FRONTLINE in "Chasing Heroin" and "Opioids, Inc."
October 21, 2020
As millions of people rallied in the streets this summer demanding an end to police violence, more than a dozen cities were quietly working on their own police reform process — in conference rooms and court hearings.
September 16, 2020
A Newark Officer Was Filmed Punching Someone. Jelani Cobb Asked a Police Union Head If It Was Justified.
Their resulting conversation in the new FRONTLINE documentary “Policing the Police 2020” illustrates the debate over use of force in policing: what’s legal, what’s justified and whether those definitions should change.
September 15, 2020
The largest benefactors of the settlement are the city’s most vulnerable — the children. Nearly 80 percent of the funds will be distributed to those who were children during the water crisis.
August 20, 2020
Plus, where to stream the "Opioids, Inc." documentary.
June 23, 2020
As streets across America erupt into clashes over racism during the coronavirus pandemic, Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker examines a connection between George Floyd's death and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 deaths among African Americans.
June 2, 2020
Explore 20 years of federal investigations of police departments.
June 1, 2020
Introducing “Tutwiler,” a FRONTLINE/Marshall Project documentary about women in an Alabama prison who support each other through pregnancy, labor and saying goodbye to their newborns.
May 6, 2020
A powerful and unforgettable window into the lives of incarcerated pregnant women — and what happens to their newborns.
April 30, 2020
Harvey Weinstein is set to spend the next 23 years in prison for rape and committing a criminal sexual act.
March 11, 2020
A Portuguese whistleblower known for exposing financial wrongdoing in the global soccer industry has now come forward as the source of the trove of documents that revealed the business dealings of Africa’s richest woman.
January 27, 2020