4 episodes

After police killed an unarmed black man in his grandparents' backyard, activists set out to change California law, hoping to make it easier to prosecute police who kill. That's sparked a heated debate in the state Capitol between families who have lost loved ones to police, and law enforcement officers who face split-second decisions while performing a dangerous job. Reporter Laurel Rosenhall explores California's attempt to curb police shootings as politicians consider the nation's toughest statewide standard for justifying deadly force. Next episode: June 2019.

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After police killed an unarmed black man in his grandparents' backyard, activists set out to change California law, hoping to make it easier to prosecute police who kill. That's sparked a heated debate in the state Capitol between families who have lost loved ones to police, and law enforcement officers who face split-second decisions while performing a dangerous job. Reporter Laurel Rosenhall explores California's attempt to curb police shootings as politicians consider the nation's toughest statewide standard for justifying deadly force. Next episode: June 2019.

Customer Reviews

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50 Ratings

50 Ratings

ra we ,

Engaging Podcast With Great Info

Really incredible storytelling along with impactful stories. It’s awesome how they tie in personal stories into greater societal trends. Will definitely keep listening!

NorCal1989 ,

A fair look at both sides of the debate

The first episode of this podcast was excellent. Looking forward to future episodes.

CathBish ,

Force of Law

Greatintroduction. I look forward to the upcoming substantive pod casts. Thank you for addressing this issue in California.

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