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A Tour Through Baltimore with a Former Cop

Source: Slate

Michael A Wood Jr, takes Aaron Wolfe (writer, filmmaker at Slate) through an eye-opening tour of the Baltimore streets that he used to patrol and explains the issues that he sees…

That’s why the recent emergence of Michael Wood Jr., a retired Baltimore cop, as a critic of law enforcement culture landed with impact: His voice was the relatively rare one that spoke with the knowledge of an insider but the unforgiving skepticism of an outsider.

In this video, you’ll meet Wood while he drives the streets of the city where he served as a police officer for 11 years, and hear him lay out his conception of what’s going wrong in the world of policing and how it could be made right.

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