Steven Rich
Database Editor

Steven Rich is the database editor for the investigative unit at The Washington Post. While at The Post, he’s worked on investigations involving tax liens, the NSA, veterans issues, cartels and government oversight. A native of the Philadelphia area, he earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 2013 and a Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech in 2011. His public key for secure communications can be found at http://stevenri.ch/publickey.html.

Latest by Steven Rich

Government asks bidders on hack contract: Can your company host and protect in excess of 21.5 million records?

Government asks bidders on hack contract: Can your company host and protect in excess of 21.5 million records?

Bidders will compete to offer identity theft protection to five times the number of people whose data was compromised in a breach of personnel records.

Since 1976, the FBI hasn’t counted more than 460 fatal police shootings in a year. We’ve counted 463 already in 2015.

Since 1976, the FBI hasn’t counted more than 460 fatal police shootings in a year. We’ve counted 463 already in 2015.

The Post finds more fatal police shootings in 6 months than the FBI says happens in entire years.

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

A Post analysis reveals about 2.6 fatal police shootings a day in 2015, nearly twice the rate reported by the FBI in the past decade — a statistic based on incomplete data from police agencies.

10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

EXCLUSIVE | A confidential report says 10 Congress members and 32 staffers received hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts and travel from Azerbaijan.