© 2024 254 North Front Street, Suite 300, Wilmington, NC 28401 | 910.343.1640
News Classical 91.3 Wilmington 92.7 Wilmington 96.7 Southport
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

Did Detroit policing improve with federal oversight?

Here & Now host Scott Tong speaks with former Detroit police chief and one of the city’s first Black police officers, Isaiah McKinnon. McKinnon gives his take on lessons learned from federal oversight of the Detroit Police Department, which began in 2003 and lasted about a decade after the Detroit Free Press uncovered officers used excessive deadly force, took part in illegal dragnet arrests and improper detentions.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Tags