Law & Disorder

San Quentin to Become “Rehabilitation Center”; SFPD Response Times Waning; Plus, 20 Years Since the US Invasion of Iraq

We begin our show with a remembrance of the US invasion of Iraq, 20 years ago this week.

Then – California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that San Quentin State Prison will transition into a “rehabilitation” center for the California prison system, transitioning to a service-oriented site that focuses on prisoners who are spending their final time incarcerated before being freed. Meanwhile, current long term prisoners there will be transferred away to other prisons – likely sites that have fewer services for the people living in their cages. We speak with Tim Kornegay, the Director of the Live Free California Coalition.

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San Francisco police response times have been getting slower and slower since 2016. We talk with Will Jarrett, the data reporter from Mission Local about the article he collaborated with to identify the police department’s slow down, which claims that the police “staffing crisis (is) just the beginning” of the department’s woes.

Read the Mission Local piece here:

Our Resistance in Residence Artist this week is community organizer, youth development professional, and installation artist Mizan Alkebulan-Abakah.

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