PBS NewsHour

Has policing in America gone too far?

Clip: 05/26/2018 | 8m 53s

While police departments across the country address reform, community groups in cities like Chicago and New York are also teaching people about alternatives to 9-1-1 for crises that can be exacerbated by police presence. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano talked to author Alex Vitale of “End of Policing,” about the country’s reliance on law enforcement to solve complicated social issues.

Aired: 05/26/18

Rating: NR

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