Marqueece Harris-Dawson

Los Angeles City Council

Guest

Los Angeles city councilman, representing the 8th District (Baldwin Hills, West Adams, Crenshaw)

Marqueece Harris-Dawson on KCRW

Three decades after Rodney King was pulled over for a traffic violation and beaten by the LAPD, law enforcement officers are now learning to reduce pretextual stops.

Hopelessly racist ‘pretextual stops’ are bad for public safety, says LA lawmaker

Three decades after Rodney King was pulled over for a traffic violation and beaten by the LAPD, law enforcement officers are now learning to reduce pretextual stops.

from KCRW Features

With gun violence up, LA’s police budget is going up too.

A year after George Floyd’s murder, a rise in homicides has changed the conversation around ‘defund the police’

With gun violence up, LA’s police budget is going up too.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) started in 2011 in high-crime areas to focus on building trust between police and residents.

Will changes to LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership build trust with residents?

The LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) started in 2011 in high-crime areas to focus on building trust between police and residents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Panelists discuss recent mass shootings in California, Florida’s ban of a high school Advanced Placement course on African American studies, and relating to people with different…

from Left, Right & Center

Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced he’s appointing a special counsel to look into the handling of classified documents tied to President Joe Biden.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How Democrats, their pro-war Republican cohorts and the media canceled the U.S. Senate campaign of ex Marine and US foreign policy official Matthew Hoh.

from Scheer Intelligence

Families and community members are still seeking answers following the shooting at a Monterey Park ballroom dance studio after a Lunar New Year celebration.

from Greater LA

Dry January is over but abstainers in LA have more options than ever to keep drinking less or not at all. The Laundry Truck LA helps unhoused Angelenos wash their clothes.

from Greater LA

Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

from Greater LA

LA’s annual homeless count determines how resources get distributed to the region’s unhoused residents.

from Greater LA

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Democrat Raphael Warnock’s win of the Georgia Senate seat, the future of both parties as they look toward 2024 and Brittney Griner’s return from Russia.

from Left, Right & Center