Kendall Taggart is a data reporter for California Watch and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Kendall previously worked for Ben Loeterman Productions as a researcher for upcoming documentary films and at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR). At NECIR, she focused on an investigation of how the Cambridge police used, and potentially abused, the disorderly conduct charge. Kendall is a Massachusetts native and graduate of Reed College. She has lived and worked in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and Trujillo, Peru.