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Ali Winston

Ali Winston is an independent reporter covering criminal justice, privacy, and extremism. He has written for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, New York magazine and has reported documentaries for BBC Panorama and PBS Frontline. His work has earned several honors, including a George Polk Award for Local Reporting, an Alfred I. duPont Award, and a News & Documentary Emmy. Along with Darwin BondGraham, he is the co-author of "The Riders Come Out at Night: Corruption, Brutality and Coverup in Oakland" (Atria, 2023).

Lying Is Supposed to Cost You Your Job at the NYPD. It Almost Never Does

In a new lawsuit, a man charged with and cleared of gun possession says police officers framed him, and that it wasn't the first time they had been caught lying.

April 6, 2023