Will 'de-escalation' policy reduce police shootings?

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Los Angeles police officers fatally shot 19 people last year, according to the Guardian. That’s more than any other police department in the country. The Los Angeles Police Commission is expected to approve new rules that require officers to try to defuse encounters before using deadly force.

Credits

Guest:
Connie Rice - Los Angeles civil rights attorney, former member of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing - @ConnieRicePCN

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy