Connie Rice

Advancement Project in Los Angeles

Guest

Civil rights attorney and a recent appointee by President Obama to a White House task force on 21st Century Policing; author of Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones; Co-Director of the Advancement Project in Los Angeles, a policy and legal-action group founded by three lawyer-advocates from the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund; Chair of the School Construction Bond Citizens' Oversight Committee

Connie Rice on KCRW

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.

Will 'de-escalation' policy reduce police shootings?

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Here in L-A, we remember police brutality well, witnessed by the lens of camera, and the awful aftermath.

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Here in L-A, we remember police brutality well, witnessed by the lens of camera, and the awful aftermath.

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