After Michael Brown, a Black man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, President Barack Obama created a Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Its central theme: Police should be guardians not warriors. Five years after that report came out, George Floyd, another Black man, was killed by another white police officer, Derek Chauvin, in another city, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Too many other men and women, boys and girls, died in between. Too many to list here. Is it possible to retire the warrior officer? What would it take to create a force of guardians?
This show is taped in Richmond, Virginia and hosted by David Coogan. The theme music is by Chris Coogan. The show is produced by Robb Crocker. The executive producer is David Coogan.
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- S2 – E8: The Problem With Guns
- S2 – E7: Don’t Shoot!
- S2 – E6: Warriors or Guardians?
- S2 – E5: Locked Up
- S2 – E4: The End of An Eye for an Eye