Replacing Police Officers With Social Workers


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Though it does not dominate the national conversation, police reform has not left the minds of activists and protestors. In cities and states across the United States, many are working to reorient the way law enforcement is done.

Route Fifty’s Emma Coleman has a story on police reform and the ways communities are replacing police with social workers and others. She joined the program now to discuss how places like Denver and Eugene, Oregon are changing the way things are done.

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