Where’d All the Serial Killers Go?

Musings on the decline of lethal degenerates.

Staying Safe: Try That in a Small Town

The crime rate in an undersized municipality often isn’t what most expect.

Washington’s Crime Problem

D.C. leaders are struggling to deal with a wave of violence.

What About Marc Fogel?

A schoolteacher’s family wants answers from Washington two years after his arrest in Russia.

The Death of Jordan Neely

Was the tragedy an example of vigilantism—or self-defense?

How About Zero Tolerance for Crime?

It’s not hopeless or naïve. It’s the government’s job.

Why Are Businesses Fleeing Portland?

Examining claims that crime in Portland is to blame for recent business closures.

In Praise of Normalcy

It’s how most Americans want to live their lives, contrary to the assumptions of arrogant radicals.

Even Systemic Problems Need Local Solutions

An uptick in shoplifting is a national trend, but one left best to cities to deal with.

The Return of the Firing Squad, Explained

Idaho’s state legislature paves the way for the execution method’s return.

America’s Changing Death Penalty Debate

Americans are souring on the death penalty for lots of different reasons.

The Committee to Pillory Carol Siemon

A prosecutor could have put the Michigan State shooter in prison years ago.

The Charges Against Sam Bankman-Fried

The former FTX CEO could see serious jail time stemming from a range of alleged crimes: A Dispatch Explainer.

Pelosi Attack Reignites Concerns Over Lawmakers’ Safety

Capitol Police have made changes to respond to threats over the past year, but the tide keeps rising.