Why is it so hard to hold police accountable?
Police are supposed to “protect and serve” the community, but that’s a far cry from what modern-day policing often looks like in our country. The recent murders of Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, George Floyd, and others highlight the need for drastic systemic change, yet again. ACLU Policing Policy Advisor Paige Fernandez walks us through the history of our problematic policing systems and explains both why it’s so hard to hold police accountable and how the ACLU is addressing this moving forward.
This episode, Why is it so hard to hold police accountable?, covers the following issues we work on –