Police abuse

Lisa Haynes Fights To Demand Police Accountablity

program date: 
Wed, 12/30/2015
A Northeast Portland resident, Lisa Haynes, is urging for community to get involved in holding the city responsible for police accountability. Miss Haynes was inappropriately profiled by Portland police in Southeast Portland on February 17th, 2012 . Miss Haynes insist that two police officers, Greg Baldwin and Jordan Winkle, yelled profanity at Miss Haynes…as well as verbally threatened her, and inappropriately touched her genital areas during a search without reading her rights or explaining what she was being detained for.
10:47 minutes (9.88 MB)

Journalist Jamie Kalven on Laquan McDonald and Police Reform in Chicago

program: 
News In Depth
program date: 
Thu, 12/24/2015
Independent Chicago journalist Jamie Kalven has been a voice calling for police reform in Chicago for years, and it was his lawsuit against the city of Chicago that brought the autopsy of Laquan McDonald into the light.
McDonald, a 17-year-old black man, was shot to death by police officer Jason van Dyke on October 20, 2014.
Van Dyke was charged with murder after the release of the autopsy and damning dashcam video of the incident, which showed McDonald--though he was armed with a knife--walking away from officers before van Dyke opened fire and later reloading his gun.
In all McDonald was shot sixteen times and died at the scene. 45:19 minutes (41.49 MB)

Flashpoints on 12/24/15

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 12/24/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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