I. Can’t. Breathe: The trial of Derek Chauvin, new UpFront series launches today; Plus: How do Oakland Police spend their time? A new report analyzes 911 calls

The George Floyd mural outside Cup Foods at Chicago Ave and E 38th St in Minneapolis, MN (Photo: Laurie Shaull FLICKR)

0:08 – New UpFront series launch – I. Can’t. Breathe: The trial of Derek Chauvin

Alex Vitale (@avitale) is professor of sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, and the author of “The End of Policing”

0:18 – The jury selection process

Mary Moriarty (@MaryMoriarty) was a public defender for 30 years, most recently for Hennepin County, Minnesota. She’s also a contributor to the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, based in Minneapolis, MN.

0:34 – Unemployment call-ins

Daniela Urban (@LegalAidAtWork) is Executive Director of the Center for Workers’ Rights and special counsel to Legal Aid At Work.

1:08 – What does the Oakland Police Department get called for? A new analysis released today looks at 911 calls to OPD in 2019. READ the new report here.

James Burch is the Policy Director of the Anti-Police Terror Project (@APTPaction), and President of the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter. He serves on Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force.

1:34 – Recology to pay back SF customers $95 million, part of the misconduct and corruption in the Public Works Department under Mohammed Nuru, now facing criminal corruption charges

Joe Eskenazi (@EskSF) is managing editor and columnist at Mission Local, based in San Francisco. His latest report is Recology to reimburse San Franciscans some $100M following City Attorney investigation”


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