The challenges of police reform

June 23, 2020 01:05 PM
The challenges of police reform
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The protests against systemic racism were sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd while in police custody. In addition to calls to address hundreds of years of inequality, there’s been a growing effort to enact meaningful and long-lasting police reform. Emily Owens, professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine tells VOA that’s no easy task. Plus, where do things stand with Brexit four years later?