San Francisco’s efforts to drastically reform police

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Police take a knee during a Black Lives Matter protest in San Francisco, June 3, 2020. Photo credit: Raymond Ahner/The Photo Access/Cover Images

Today, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra unveiled his ideas for police reform. He recommended restricting the use of force, limiting equipment like rubber bullets and tear gas, and holding more officers responsible for misconduct. San Francisco is already moving forward on these and other measures. One of the biggest changes: Police there will no longer respond to non-emergency calls.

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Guest:
Marisa Lagos - politics correspondent, KQED - @mlagos

Host:
Madeleine Brand

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Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells, Angie Perrin