Cops & Courts

12:00am

Wed March 11, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How does citizen oversight of police departments work?

How does citizen oversight of police departments work?  On the next Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing different models in Northern California. Where is citizen oversight working? San Diego, Oakland, Riverside, Long Beach, Sausalito, Novato, and Berkeley have review boards, but few people know these boards even exist. What power do citizen oversight boards have to ensure police accountability? How should these boards work? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed March 4, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Who are the police of the future?

Who are the police of the future?  On the March 4th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by talking with young people who are planning careers in law enforcement. At a time when police are under intense scrutiny, what attracts them to this work?  What are their reactions to the protests around discriminatory police practices and accountability? What changes would they like to see, particularly in communities that face brutality and profiling?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed February 25, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Improving police and community relations: Is poverty the real issue?

Is increased economic opportunity the key to better relations between police and communities of color?  On the February 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing the connection between policing and economic opportunity.   How does the lack of opportunity drive confrontations between police and citizens – and how does our approach to crime and punishment undermine opportunity in already-challenged neighborhoods?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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9:15am

Fri February 20, 2015
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 01.20.15

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State Attorney General not opposed to legalization… Colorado hit with multiple lawsuits… TV loses fear of marijuana… The munchies explained… and more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

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12:00am

Wed February 18, 2015
Cops & Courts

Your Call: What happens when a loved one is killed by law enforcement?

  

What happens when a loved one is shot and killed by law enforcement? On the February 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by speaking with families whose loved ones have been killed by police. We’ll find out what their experiences were like with the legal system, the media, and their local communities. What changes would they like to see? And when it comes to policies, do they feel like their voices are being heard? What questions do you have for family members? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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