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

Asset seizures fuel millions in police spending

Asset seizures fuel millions in police spending

EXCLUSIVE | Police agencies nationwide routinely buy vehicles and weapons with money and property seized under federal civil forfeiture law from people who were not charged with a crime.

Stop and Seize: How aggressive police take millions from motorists not charged with crimes

The reports behind The Washington Post's Stop and Seize investigative report take questions live.

Stop and seize: How police took hundreds of millions from motorists

Stop and seize: How police took hundreds of millions from motorists

A recent Post investigation uncovered cash seizures made without warrants or criminal charges.

Here’s where people are homeless in America

Mapping one of America’s most persistent social problems.