America’s Deadliest Police Department

What is happening in Bakersfield? Last year, The Guardian assembled some data and declared the city has America’s deadliest police department. Now, video of Tatyana Hargrove, a teenage resident who says she was beaten by police and bitten by their dog – after police mistook her for a suspect reports describe as a 30-year-old man with a shaved head. We discuss the history of the Bakersfield Police Department.

Plus:  a new investigation shows Oakland’s Bureau of Fire Prevention fails to inspect almost 80% of the buildings that Oakland fire fighters have flagged as hazards, including the Ghost Ship warehouse.


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