548: Cops See It Differently, Part Two

548: Cops See It Differently, Part Two

Feb 13, 2015
Our second hour of stories about policing and race. We hear about one city where relations between police and black residents went terribly, and another city where they seem to be improving remarkably. And one of our producers asks: Why aren't police chiefs talking about race after incidents where unarmed black men are wrongly killed by officers? (Here is the bleeped version.)
  • This American Life producer Robyn Semien watched the Eric Garner video with a friend who's a New York cop. Robyn's black. Her friend's white. Robyn says she'd assumed they'd at least find some common ground in how they view the video. They find none. (5 1/2 minutes)PoliceRace

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Surveillance video of Earl Sampson under arrest for trespassing at the store where he works.

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