Ali Winston covers law enforcement, criminal justice and surveillance. His writing has won awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, the New York City Community Media Alliance, CUNY-John Jay and People United for a Better Life in Oakland. Originally from New York City, he is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of California-Berkeley.
Interviews and records raise questions about biased investigations into police misconduct and the competence of attorneys representing the city.
by Ali Winston | Sep 17, 2014
A federal judge has ruled that jurors must not learn about the scores of complaints filed against the two Oakland police officers who fatally shot a local barber.
by Ali Winston | Mar 20, 2013
by Darwin BondGraham | May 12, 2016
Anne Kirkpatrick said Oakland police had assisted in a federal human trafficking investigation, but the only charges filed so far are civil immigration violations.
by Darwin BondGraham | Oct 11, 2017
by Ali Winston | Feb 18, 2017
by Ali Winston | Oct 21, 2016
by Ali Winston | Oct 12, 2016
'The public has no assurance that cops are being held accountable because the whole process happens behind closed doors.'
by Ali Winston | May 31, 2016
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