Jim Newton

Guest

Editor of Blueprint, a new magazine covering Los Angeles and California, and author of Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made and Eisenhower: The White House Years; former editor-at-large and columnist at the Los Angeles Times (1992-1997)

Jim Newton on KCRW

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton announced    on Tuesday    that he will retire after his nearly five-decade policing career.

Commissioner Bratton to end nearly 5 decade policing career

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton announced on Tuesday that he will retire after his nearly five-decade policing career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

Making L.A.: Policing

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's been ten months since Ezell Ford was shot and killed by two officers of the LAPD. He was an unarmed, mentally ill black man.

A Decision — but No Final Verdict — in the Killing of Ezell Ford

It's been ten months since Ezell Ford was shot and killed by two officers of the LAPD. He was an unarmed, mentally ill black man.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Attorney General William Barr testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.

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