Who remembers the local beat cop, who lives in and really knows the community? Increasingly, police don’t live in the neighborhoods, or even the cities they patrol. But is that a problem? On this edition, should police be required to live in the cities they patrol? Law enforcement agencies around the country are struggling for answers to a question that’s about race, class and geography.
Officer Charles Stone, Sergeant Mildred Oliver, Chief Sean Whent, Oakland police dept.; Bob Nash, retired Nashville Tennessee police commander; Yvette Thierry, Safe Streets Strong Communities founder; John Penny, Southern University of New Orleans Criminology Professor; Andrew Flowers, 538.com quantitative editor; Anthony Jackson, Oakland resident; Terrence Allen, University of Texas at Austin assistant professor.
Featuring Music by: