Cops & Courts

12:00am

Wed April 15, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: What will it take for police departments to reward good cops and get rid of the bad ones?

What will it take for police departments to reward good cops and get rid of the bad ones? On the April 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race and justice. Former New York City police detective Frank Serpico says police have been setting up suspects with false testimony for decades. In light of the recent deadly shooting in South Carolina, Serpico says it’s time to create an atmosphere where crooked cops fear honest cops. What will it take to get there? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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4:55pm

Thu April 9, 2015
Cops & Courts

You're being watched: Surveillance in Oakland

A heat map from the Electronic Frontier Foundation's study of ALPR hotspots in Oakland

 

Surveillance and privacy issues have been in the news a lot in the past few years. Perhaps the biggest news was made by by Edward Snowden, who leaked information about the NSA’s massive collection of American citizens' cell phone data. But the privacy debate has also hit closer to home. You may remember last spring, when the Oakland City Council debated a controversial surveillance hub called the Domain Awareness Center, or DAC.

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12:00am

Wed April 8, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: What works to keep young people out of the criminal justice system?

  

 On the April 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by talking about youth community groups that work to keep young people out of jail. They’re also pressuring the state to prioritize jobs and education over jails. What do marginalized youth really need to thrive? And what wisdom can they bring to the conversation about police violence? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed April 1, 2015

12:00am

Wed March 25, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Are Latinos overlooked victims of police brutality?

  

Where do Latinos fit in the conversation about police brutality? On the next Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing the relationships between police and Latinos in California. Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos are on the rise. Last year in Salinas, four Latino men were killed by police in a span of four months. And how are language barriers and immigration status affecting the relationships between police and Latino communities? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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