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Watts Riots: Policing Today

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With LAPD Chief William Parker as their general, soldiers exacted swift and often brutal justice in black neighborhoods. And even after Watts erupted in 1965, policing stayed much the same through the 90s. For a look at what it means to police Watts today, we meet up with the deputy chief of South Bureau, that’s the collection of precincts that cover South Los Angeles.

Credits

Guest:
William Scott - Los Angeles Police Department - @BillScottLAPD

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

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