Shots Fired

This Radio Lab podcast examined police shootings.  Featured are Tampa Bay Times reporter Ben Montgomery, who collected six years of records of Florida police shootings which are available in an online database Why Cops Shoot, Mothers of the Movement, women whose children and other family members were shot by the police, and Mike Chitwood, Jr., Sheriff of Volusia County, FL., former Daytona Beach police chief, who enacted principles developed by Washington, D.C.,-based Police Executive Research Forum, which is tackling racially biased policing among other issues.

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