Even in the 15 largest departments where the majority of officers are people of color, only one union leader is black, an analysis found.
Eli Hager is a staff writer at The Marshall Project covering juvenile justice, family court, fines and fees and other issues. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, This American Life and elsewhere. He also edits The Marshall Project's "Life Inside" feature and is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia University. In 2017, Eli was named a Livingston Award finalist for his investigation into private prisoner transportation.