Police and Deadly Force

Unrest in Ferguson, MO in August 2014.(Photo via Loavesofbread/Wikimedia Creative Commons)
Unrest in Ferguson, MO in August 2014.(Photo via Loavesofbread/Wikimedia Creative Commons)

If you live in a high-crime neighborhood, even if you’re just visiting, you’re under increased risk of encountering a scared police officer if your skin is dark. Does urban Alaska have a chance to avoid the problems other cities are having that involve police and deadly force?

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HOST: Steve Heimel, Alaska Public Radio Network

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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