policing

Departing Official says Baltimore is Over-Policed

Departing Official says Baltimore is Over-Policed

October 17, 2018

Amid protest over a controversial policy that forces police brutality victims to remain silent, a top police spokesman says Baltimore’s emphasis on law enforcement is a “recipe for failure.”

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: August 10, 2018

August 13, 2018

Eze and Khalilah discuss the one year anniversary of the Baltimore Ceasefire, climate justice as health, housing and transit justice, police ignoring the law, and Marc Steiner’s interview with Sean Yoes about his book, ‘Baltimore After Freddie Gray’

Berkeley Police Dept Persecutes Counter-Protesters Who Opposed Far-Right Rally

August 10, 2018

In an unusual move, the Berkeley police Department made public the mug shots and names of counter-protesters they arrested, who had come to oppose a far-right demonstration. Was this an effort to intimidate leftists and to favor the far-right? We discuss the action and  implications with UC law professor Veena Dubal

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: June 1, 2018

June 7, 2018

Eze and Baynard discuss TRNN’s recent stories. Eddie Conway continues follow up with the Poor People’s Campaign, Baynard interviews Author Alex Vitale about his new book “The End of Policing”, Dharna Noor’s coverage of the Ellicott City flooding, the great grand daughter of Henrietta Lacks continues her legacy and more

‘We Need An Entirely New Envisioning Of Policing’

February 27, 2018

Ryan Dorsey, the only member of Baltimore’s City Council to vote against 30-year veteran of department as new commissioner amid corruption scandal says “Enough is Enough”

Were Baltimore’s Corrupt Cops High When They Made Attempted Murder Arrest?

February 20, 2018

A court hearing mentions allegations that members of the Gun Trace Task Force were using drugs when they responded to a call, in a case where they will be forced to testify for defense

How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women

November 27, 2017

Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More,” explains how police strategies like ‘zero tolerance’ implemented by purportedly liberal states have wreaked havoc on the lives of black women

Why is Police Brutality Against Women So Often Overlooked?

November 21, 2017

Women’s experiences with police violence are often absent from the discussion about police brutality. TRNN’s Taya Graham and Stephen Janis discuss the issue with attendees of the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Baltimore

Civil Rights Groups Say Black Police Chief Targeted for Filing Discrimination Complaint

November 3, 2017

In amicus court filings supporting an appeal of former Pocomoke Chief Kelvin Sewell’s misconduct conviction, a variety of organizations argue he was prosecuted in retaliation for filing racial discrimination complaints against Worcester County officials.

1st Edition

October 20, 2017
In this episode of The Afro 1st Edition with Sean Yoes, TRNN reporters Taya Graham and Stephen Janis discuss the burgeoning scandal involving the indictment of 8 members of Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force and what it says about efforts to reform to policing