Making L.A.: Policing

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The LAPD has received a lot of praise for reducing crime and improving relations with minority communities. But so far, violent crime is actually up 26 percent this year. The national conversation about police shootings has also touched LA. So far this year, Los Angeles police have shot 21 people: nearly one a week. Today, in the latest installment of our Making L.A. series, we look at policing in Los Angeles.

Credits

Guests:
Jim Newton - author of “Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown” - @newton_jim, Skipp Townsend - 2nd Call - @SkippTownsend

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath