America's Troubled Relationship with its Police
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 564 , Segment 5
Episode: Security Warnings, Transportation Revolution, Life Beyond Earth
- May 31, 2017 11:00 pm
- 26:03 mins
Guest: Samuel Walker, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha Jury selection is underway in the trial of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile last summer. Castile’s death was streamed on Facebook Live by his girlfriend and fueled the ongoing national debate over how police use deadly force and how they treat African Americans. Samuel Walker explains the roots of America’s often fraught relationship with the police.