1/16 10a Think Tank, policing and racial tensions
Will the tensions between minorities and police ever be resolved? A majority of police officers in the country say recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and police officers have made their jobs riskier and aggravated tensions. That's the result of a new Pew Research Center study. The survey also found that 72% of officers say their department is now less willing to stop and ask questions of suspicious persons. An overwhelming majority say police work is harder today. Do you trust police? Would you ever wanna be one? Guest host Dave Cohen was joined by Donovan Livaccari, Attorney with the Fraternal Order of Police and Kim Parker, Director of Social Trends Research at Pew Research Center to discuss policing and racial tensions.
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messages at 87870. Joining us now to help us talk about this Pew Research Center survey of police officers. Is Donovan led the Kerry with the fraternal order of police here in New Orleans and out of ordered. So glad you could join us race relations top of mind today it's Martin Luther King Jr . day a day when we. Celebrate the achievements of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr . and use it as an opportunity where our week in our progression. Of understanding. Race relations now. What is your initial reaction
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