Police Brutality

Miami, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and St. Petersburg — these are some of the cities where charges of police brutality have been made in recent years, and where tensions between police and Africans Americans have been high. What are the roots of the tensions? How justified are the accusations? And what are police departments doing to deal with it all? Guests: Chuck Stone Walter Spearman Professor of Journalism at the University of North Carolina Chief Leroy Martin Chief of Police, Central Management Services, State of Illinois Former Police Superintendent, Chicago Police Deprtmant, 1987-92 Listeners call in



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