Tuesday, June 9, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Police Brutality and the Availability Heuristic

How does the media you consume affect your perception of police shootings of unarmed black men? Do you feel publicizing acts of generosity and kindness by the police helps improve the the relationships between the police and the communities they serve, or are they a distraction from solving the underlying issues? In this episode of the M3 Bear Essentials contributors Jose Oquendo and Mark Estes join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about limits of public relations and how some people's negative opinions can never be mollified. What are some policies that police departments can institute reduce the instances of police misconduct?

Also Read: Police don’t need to hug black people. They just need to stop killing them. - The Washington Post

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